Braeside | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Item details

Name of item: Braeside
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Other - Residential Buildings (private)
Primary address: 37 Lorna Street, Waratah, NSW 2298
Local govt. area: Newcastle
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
37 Lorna StreetWaratahNewcastle  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Villa built for Joseph Wood - important local person. A building of considerable architectural merit in a style now rare in Newcastle - largely unspoiled exterior.
Date significance updated: 07 May 99
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Designer/Maker: Frederick Menkens
Physical description: A large brick residence with cement rendered decorative mouldings, of single storey, Queen Anne style. Features include carved woodwork on verandah and corbelled brick chimneys. Design typical of architect Frederick Menken with unusual Dutch gable and timber details.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan I66215 Jun 12 64 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Newcastle Heritage Study1990343Unknown  Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2170343
File number: 343

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