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Two Victorian Villas, including interiors

Item details

Name of item: Two Victorian Villas, including interiors
Other name/s: Victorian villas (two)
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Villa
Primary address: 56 and 58 Douglas Street, Stanmore, NSW 2048
Local govt. area: Marrickville
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
56 and 58 Douglas StreetStanmoreMarrickville  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

House No. 56 is a good example of the use of ornament combining both late Victorian and early Federation decorative motifs made widely available by cheap mass production. No. 58 an early twentieth century villa, provides interesting comparison with No. 56 in the use of architectural ornament.
Date significance updated: 11 Jan 12
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Physical description: No. 56 is a Victorian villa with an attic gable which with its neighbour No. 58, rises out of a row of contemporary simple single fronted villas. No. 58 displays various pattern of wrought iron work. Both villas are decked in an array of Victorian ornament applied lavishly and are heavily landscaped.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:21 Jun 99
Modifications and dates: Minimal
Current use: Residences


Historical notes: The houses were built in 1890 & 1930 respectively as part of the Annandale Estate.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
SHR Criteria g)
Integrity/Intactness: The buildings are intact and retain their 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 2011I24912 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 Study19862.10/2Fox and AssociatesDecember 1987 No
Marrickville Heritage Study Review19972030056Tropman & 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: 2030056
File number: 2.10/2

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