Victorian Villa - Hurlingham, including interiors | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Victorian Villa - Hurlingham, including interiors

Item details

Name of item: Victorian Villa - Hurlingham, including interiors
Other name/s: Victorian villa
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Villa
Primary address: 60 Union Street, Tempe, NSW 2044
Local govt. area: Marrickville
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
60 Union StreetTempeMarrickville  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This is one of the few remaining examples of the large villa estates developed in this district from the 1840's to the 1880's. It is associated with a prominent early family.
Date significance updated: 10 Jan 12
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Physical description: Two storey mid-Victorian villa with a rendered facade and simple moulded detailing, including quoins to the corners of the bay and labels over the semi-circular windows. The bay projects forward at ground floor level and is finished with cast iron balustrading to the balcony. Corrugated iron roof.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:15 Mar 99
Modifications and dates: There are minor modifications to the property including unsympathetic brick fence.
2010 - minor works application approved to remove two (2) trees from front of property ( completed)
2014 - unsympathetic brick fence removed from front of premisis
2014 - childrens playground installed in front yard
Current use: Residential


Historical notes: Michael Gannon moved to the Cooks River area in the early 1840's and subsequently acquired a large quantity of land in this district. This house was propbably built in c. 1876 by his son Frederick, a Solicitor, who lived there until his death in the 1920's.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
SHR Criteria g)
Integrity/Intactness: The building is intact and retains much of it's 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 to the building.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanMarrickville LEP 2011I30512 Dec 11 2011/645 
Local Environmental PlanMarrickville Local Environmental Plan 2001 18 May 01 86 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Marrickville Heritage Study19864.30Fox and AssociatesNovember 1984 No
Marrickville Heritage Study Review19972030199Tropman & 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: 2030199
File number: 4.30

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