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Item details

Name of item: Item
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 8 Montague Street, Cremorne, NSW 2090
Local govt. area: North Sydney
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
8 Montague StreetCremorneNorth Sydney  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

A fine example of filigree timber detailing on a large Federation house, which links it well with adjoining Queen Anne style cottages.

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.
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Description

Physical description: Two storey brick house with frontage formed as a double gable end, and a two bayed front below. Gable ends have half-screen of timber with central turned timber finial and shingles behind. Two level verandahs have grouped timber posts, timber balustrades and decorative timber valences.This building is designed in the Federation Filigree. Federation Queen Anne style.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
_

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
Within a conservation area on an LEP     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
North Sydney Heritage Study Review19931168Tony 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: 2181168


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