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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Primary address: 81 Muston Street, Mosman, NSW 2088
Parish: Willoughby
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Mosman


Property boundary
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
81 Muston StreetMosmanMosmanWilloughbyCumberlandPrimary Address
Almora StreetMosmanMosman  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

A good representative example of a Federation Queen Anne residence and the middle to high income residential development which occurred in Mosman at the turn of the century. The house has been designed to take advantage of an elevated corner site and is a prominent feature in the streetscape.
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Designer/Maker: Not known
Builder/Maker: Not known
Physical description: Federation Queen Anne. A single storey Federation Queen Anne residence located on a sloping corner site, with views to two-storey over Middle Harbour. The red terracotta hipped roof with gables, tall roughcast rendered chimneys, dominant two-storey corner tower with shingle tile roof and walls and decorative verandah timberwork typify the Federation Queen Anne style. Unsympathetic dormer addition.
Modifications and dates: Unsympathetic Minor Alteration.


Historical notes: Listing on 1988 Heritage Study concludes that this house was probably built about 1903, shortly after the property was subdivided.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria g)
This item is aesthetically representative regionally.
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 PlanHouse 09 Dec 11 41 
Local Environmental Plan - Lapsed G&M   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Pittwater Road Review2001 Kim Ketelby  Yes
 0331 GA No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2060331
File number: 331

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