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Leesthorpe, House

Item details

Name of item: Leesthorpe, House
Type of item: Built
Primary address: 20 Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, NSW 2088
Parish: Willoughby
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Mosman


Property boundary
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
20 Bradleys Head RoadMosmanMosmanWilloughbyCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

An elegant and intact Federation period house with an unusual entry porch.
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Designer/Maker: Not known
Builder/Maker: Not known
Physical description: Federation Queen Anne/Arts & Crafts. Large two-storey face brick Federation Queen Anne/Arts & Crafts residence. The house features a 2-storey L-shaped verandah and an unusual entry. The entry portico is formed with substantial timber elements in a deep bracketted entablature supported on timber columns. Over the entrance is a bracketted, facetted oriel with its own small roof sitting just below the half-timbered gable. Rough-cast chimneys rise out of the slate roof. The house is set close to the street (relative to other large Federation houses in Mosman) and has more recent modifications at the rear.
Modifications and dates: Unsympathetic Minor Alteration.
Further information: Physical Description statement amended slightly in response to submission by owner to exhibition of Mosman Heritage Review (resolved by Council May 1998).


Historical notes: Not researched.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria g)
This item is aesthetically representative locally.
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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanLeesthorpe, House 09 Dec 11 41 
Within a conservation area on an LEPBradleys Head Road Conservation Area (HCA No 1) 23 Feb 01 41 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Pittwater Road Review2001 Kim Ketelby  Yes
 0072 GA/CK No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2060072
File number: 072

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