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Ardagh, House

Item details

Name of item: Ardagh, House
Type of item: Built
Primary address: 19 Prince Albert Street, Mosman, NSW 2088
Parish: Willoughby
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Mosman


Property boundary
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
19 Prince Albert StreetMosmanMosmanWilloughbyCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A very fine example of a large Federation Queen Anne residence which is finely detailed and crafted and commands a visually prominent position in the streetscape. Demonstrates the development of larger-scale residences on the high side of streets in desirable areas such as this.The heritage listing includes the fence which is contemporary with the construction of the dwelling and which forms part of the overall heritage significance of the place and its setting.
Date significance updated: 18 Jul 08
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Designer/Maker: Not known
Builder/Maker: Not known
Physical description: Federation Queen Anne. A large two storey Federation Queen Anne residence located in a prominent garden setting above the street that includes mature trees, shrubs and a front fence. The house has a coursed sandstone ground floor with face brick upper level with hip, half bays and gable terracotta tile roofs and a two storey verandah. The large verandah features a part sandstone base, paired columns, and timber balustrade and frieze on the upper level. A steep concave shingled hood separates the ground and first floor levels of the verandah.


Historical notes: According to Sands Directories this house was first occupied in 1910, by M Duffy, who hired these for three years. He was succeeded by W. J. Toohey (1913-1918) and afterwards by Alfred Mallick, who occupied the house until at least 1933.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria g)
This item is aesthetically representative statewide.
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 PlanArdagh, 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
 0375 GA/CK No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2060375
File number: 375

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