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Carpenter House

Item details

Name of item: Carpenter House
Other name/s: Tresillian Centre
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 25 Shirley Road, Wollstonecraft, NSW 2065
Local govt. area: North Sydney
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
25 Shirley RoadWollstonecraftNorth Sydney  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Excellent and attractive Federation Free Style house of substantial size, set in extensive grounds with complementary stone boundary wall. Associations as important Child Development Centre in present function. Typical of development in the vicinity and complements a number of other large residences nearby. Remains on original subdivision.

Heritage Inventory sheets are often not comprehensive, and should be regarded as a general guide only. Inventory sheets are based on information available, and often do not include information on landscape significance, interiors or the social history of sites and buildings. Inventory sheets are updated by Council as further information becomes available. An inventory sheet with little information may simply indicate that there has been no building work done to the item recently: it does not mean that items are not significant. Further research is always recommended as part of preparation of development proposals for heritage items, and is necessary in preparation of Heritage Impact Assessments and Conversation Management Plans, so that the significance of heritage items can be fully assessed prior to submitting development applications.
Date significance updated: 13 Oct 98
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Description

Physical description: Substantial two storey brick house with hipped and gabled roof of slate. Main features include rusticated sandstone string courses, sandstone segmental arches to ground floor verandah openings, faceted bays, roughcast rendered gable ends and blind lancet openings in the spandrels between floors.This building was designed in the Federation Free Style.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
General Site Condition Intact.
Date condition updated:13 Oct 98

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 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
Local Environmental Plan I110802 Aug 13   
Within a conservation area on an LEP     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
North Sydney Heritage Study Review19930944Tony Brassil, Robert Irving, Chris Pratten, Conybeare MorrisonTB August 1992 Yes
North Sydney Heritage Review2002 John Oultram  No

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: 2180944


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