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House (Kinkora Private Hospital)

Item details

Name of item: House (Kinkora Private Hospital)
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 5 Stornaway Rd, Queanbeyan, NSW 2580
Parish: QUEANBEYAN
County: MURRAY
Local govt. area: Queanbeyan
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
5 Stornaway RdQueanbeyanQueanbeyanQUEANBEYANMURRAYPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Of architectural significance as an intact example of the Inter War Georgian Revival style. Of historical significance as an important part of the provision of health services to the town of Queanbeyan. Aesthetic value.
Date significance updated: 17 Aug 07
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Description

Physical description: There is a substantial brick pillar and iron palisade fence to the street frontage. Single storey Federation bungalow style house built in 1926, formerly used as a private hospital known as Kinkora Private Hospital. Double fronted grand house of well-buit brick, low pitched gable roofing of black Marseilles tiles. Wrought iron fence and gate with brick rendered piers of staggered mouldings at top.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good.
Date condition updated:23 Jan 07
Modifications and dates: Has been highly altered internally and at the rear in 2005 with detracting development.
Further information: Recommended conservation strategy: As per Preliminary Heritage and Conservation Register - South East AHS. Subject to further investigation. Requires reasonable care to protect external architectural integrity and the character of the key internal spaces.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Hospital

History

Historical notes: House built in 1925 by WH Mason. A residence, formerly used as a private hospital then used as a residence again. Opened by Nurse Eva Darmody who was succeeded by Sister Phyllis Corkhill. Houses along this road are a mixture of early 1920's to 1950's.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
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 Development and growth of Queanbeyan town.-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Of historical significance as an important part of the provision of health services to the town of Queanbeyan.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Of architectural significance as an intact example of the Inter War Georgian Revival style.
Integrity/Intactness: Largely intact.
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.

Recommended management:

Refer to Preliminary Heritage and Conservation Register - South East AHS

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  13 Jul 07 90 

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Queanbeyan Heritage Review2007 Peter Kabaila  Yes

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenSchwager Brooks & Partners Pty Ltd Study

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2290061


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