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Edwardian House - Montrose, including interiors

Item details

Name of item: Edwardian House - Montrose, including interiors
Other name/s: Edwardian house
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 321 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, NSW 2204
Local govt. area: Marrickville
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
321 Marrickville RoadMarrickvilleMarrickville  Primary Address
Livingstone RoadMarrickvilleMarrickville  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

This building is representative of the upper middle class status of this area in the early 20th century. It is an excellent example of the large homes built here in the period 1910 - 20, and is a major corner element within the residential area of Marrickville Road.
Date significance updated: 12 Jan 12
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Physical description: This large Federation Period house is built of red brick on a stone base with a slate roof and terracotta ridge capping. It has a complex roof line, corner and side bay windows, contrasting brick detailing to the window openings, timber brackets and balustrading to the verandah, and shingled gables. The entrance has a large semicircular fanlight with stained glass panels to the fanlight, side lights and door panels. Decorative timber verandah, roof brackets and window awning. It is set on a large open landscaped corner block.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:22 Feb 99
Modifications and dates: Minor modifications include recent high brick boundary wall to part of Livingstone Road.
Current use: Residence


Historical notes: This site lies within the 1909 subdivision of one of the many villa estates established in this area from the mid 19th century. It was built in 1912 for Henry Holland who was a tuckpointer by trade.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
SHR Criteria f)
SHR Criteria g)
Integrity/Intactness: The building is intact and retains its integrity.
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:

General maintenance


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanMarrickville Local Environmental Plan 2001 18 May 01 86 
Local Environmental PlanMarrickville LEP 2011I11012 Dec 11 2011/645 
Within a conservation area on an LEPwithin draft cons. area Marrickville LEP 2001    
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Marrickville Heritage Study19861.56Fox and AssociatesNovenber 1984 No
Marrickville Heritage Study Review19972030046Tropman & Tropman Architects1997-1999 Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2030046
File number: 1.56

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