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Item details

Name of item: Item
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 56 Bank Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060
Local govt. area: North Sydney
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
56 Bank StreetNorth SydneyNorth Sydney  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

See under Victoria Precinct NSHS0409

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Description

Physical description: oThis building is designed in the Victorian Georgian. Federation Bungalow Style.

Single storey weatherboard cottage with terracotta tiled gable roof. The front of the building has been extended as a projecting gable with enclosed verandah and additional rooms. The extension has half-height brick walls with windows above and timber shingles from windows to eaves height on the front facade.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Major Alteration
Modifications and dates: This building began as a simple timber cottage, converted in the early 20th century to the Federation Bungalow style through the addition to the front and the addition of terracotta tiles to the roof.
Further information: 18, 22-78, 96-102, 1-5, 9-15, 27, 29, 53-73, 85-91 Bank Street, North Sydney

History

Historical notes: See also Bank Street Group NSHS0531

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Associative Local. Representative Local.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Associative Local. Representative Regional.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
Associative Local. Representative Local.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
This item is assessed as historically representative locally. This item is assessed as aesthetically representative regionally. This item is assessed as socially representative locally.
Integrity/Intactness: _
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Within a conservation area on an LEP     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
North Sydney Heritage Study Review19930542Tony Brassil, Robert Irving, Chris Pratten, Conybeare MorrisonTB May 1992 Yes

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2180542


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