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Curraweena, House

Item details

Name of item: Curraweena, House
Other name/s: House
Type of item: Built
Primary address: 6 Buena Vista Avenue, Mosman, NSW 2088
Parish: Willoughby
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Mosman


Property boundary
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Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
6 Buena Vista AvenueMosmanMosmanWilloughbyCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A pleasing house of comparatively simple design, in a spacious setting.
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Designer/Maker: Not known
Builder/Maker: Smith & Cabban
Physical description: Federation Queen Anne. A brick residence, a storey and a half high and symmetrically designed. It is basically rectangular in plan shape and set well back from the street, with a tennis court in front. Its design consists of a prominent medium-pitched gable with the ridge parallel to the street, and a central gabled bay projecting forwards and having a semicircular and tuscan-columned verandah at ground floor level with an open balcony above. There are flanking windows with bracketted hoods. The roof is fairly steeply pitched and covered in terra cotta tiles.
Modifications and dates: Sympathetic Minor Alteration.


Historical notes: Not Researched

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria g)
This item is aesthetically representative locally. This item is historically representative locally.
Integrity/Intactness: Intact
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 PlanCurraweena, House 09 Dec 11 41 
Local Environmental Plan - Lapsed G&M   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Pittwater Road Review2001 Kim Ketelby  Yes
 0088 RI/CP No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2060088
File number: 088

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