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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 9 Milner Crescent, Wollstonecraft, NSW 2065
Local govt. area: North Sydney
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
9 Milner CrescentWollstonecraftNorth Sydney  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

An exceptionally fine example of a Federation bungalow with a range of details brought together to form an attractive and interesting building. Prominent corner site and in a street of houses of similar form, materials and period.

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: 18 Mar 11
Note: The State Heritage Inventory provides information about heritage items listed by local and State government agencies. The State Heritage Inventory is continually being updated by local and State agencies as new information becomes available. Read the OEH copyright and disclaimer.

Description

Physical description: Single storey tuck pointed, face brick house with hipped gable roof clad in terracotta tiles with terracotta finials. Features include a faceted tower roof over a faceted corner bay window, quarter-circle accent window with leadlight glazing, curved pediment over the entrance door, returning verandah with timber balustrade and timber posts on rusticated sandstone piers and the house sits on rusticated ashlar foundation courses.
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Single storey brick house with hipped gable roof of terracotta tiles. Asymmetric, the projecting gable end and chimneys are roughcast rendered. Features include a faceted tower roof over faceted corner bay window, quarter-circle accent window with leadlight glazing, curved pediment over the entrance door, returning verandah with timber balustrade and timber posts on rusticated sandstone piers and the house sits on rusticated ashlar foundation courses.This building is designed in the Federation Bungalow style.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good
Current use: Private Residence

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]
Local significance
SHR Criteria b)
[Associative significance]
Potential
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
High Local significance
SHR Criteria e)
[Research potential]
Potential
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 regionally.
Integrity/Intactness: Good
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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 I109302 Aug 13   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
North Sydney Heritage Study Review19931006Tony Brassil, Robert Irving, Chris Pratten, Conybeare MorrisonTB 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: 2181006


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