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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 105 Pittwater Road, Manly, NSW 2095
Parish: Manly Cove
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Manly
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
105 Pittwater RoadManlyManlyManly CoveCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

This item is of local cultural heritage signifigance as it demonstrates the pattern of development of Manly and in particular that associated with Pittwater Road. Constructed on the main road it is associated with development of the area following the introduction of the tram service. It is an intact and good example of an early Twentieth Century cottage which contributes to the streetscape of Pittwater Road and to the overall character of the Pittwater Road Conservation Area.

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Date significance updated: 31 May 04
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Physical description: Single storey face brickwork early Twentieth Century villa with gable roof and parapeted ends. The Building is constructed in a transitory style displaying features of both the Late Victorian period and the Federation Style including terracotta tiles and ridge capping, central gabled feature to tower entry and bull nosed awning to verandah. Use of both Federation style and classical elements including triparite casement windows and label mould to arched entrence. Low timber picket fence and high hedge behind. Filigree metal gate.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Relatively intact. Later addition
Date condition updated:08 May 03
Current use: Residential
Former use: Residential


Historical notes: Part of the Pittwater Road Conservation Area.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Demonstrates the pattern of development of Manly and in particular Pittwater Road.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Unusual example of a villa with elements reflecting a transition between the style of Late Victorian period and Federation Style. It contributes to the streetscape of Pittwater Road and the signifigance of Pittwater Road Conservation Area generally
SHR Criteria g)
Is an unusual example of its kind in the Pittwater Road Conservation Area and is a representative example of its kind in Manly
Integrity/Intactness: Medium to high
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.

Recommended management:

Listing on 1988 LEP. Schedule 4.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHouseI20405 Apr 13   
Within a conservation area on an LEPPittwater Road Conservation AreaC1   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Pittwater Road Review2001 Kim Ketelby  Yes

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Database number: 2020541

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