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Iorana, House

Item details

Name of item: Iorana, House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 2 Glencarron Avenue, Mosman, NSW 2088
Parish: Willoughby
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Mosman


Property Boundary
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
2 Glencarron AvenueMosmanMosmanWilloughbyCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

An example of the typical Balmoral slopes development by affluent Sydney merchants in the Edwardian Era. The house contains good examples of Art Nouveau detailing of the era.
Date significance updated: 21 Aug 01
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Designer/Maker: Not known
Builder/Maker: Not known, built around 1913
Physical description: Elevated single storey Federation bungalow with extensive Art Nouveau detailing and finishes. The house is set above The Grove on a series of impressive sandstone retaining walls and has an extensive garden setting to the street. Access is to the rear from Glencarron Avenue. Despite modifications and the addition of attic roof space the house contains fine examples of materials of workmanship characterised by its long low horizontal forms set over extensive rockface sandstone walls. The house is positioned to enjoy extensive views to the harbour.


Historical notes: Built for Edward Hepden Brodripp, Auctioneer, in about 1913. The house was subsequently divided into 4 flats and was returned to a single residence in 1987. The site was subdivided in 1952 with the cottage fronting The Grove being separated from the main site. Edward Brodribb was an auctioneer and owner of a furniture warehouse at 772 George Street, Sydney. He was an early member of the Balmoral Beach Club and his wife was a founding member of the Mosman Croquett Club.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria g)
This item is aesthetically representative locally. This item is historically 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 PlanIorana, House 09 Dec 11 41 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Pittwater Road Review2001 Kim Ketelby  Yes
 0    No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2060299
File number: 299

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