House known as "Rosecrea" | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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House known as "Rosecrea"

Item details

Name of item: House known as "Rosecrea"
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 1048 Pittwater Road, Collaroy, NSW 2097
Local govt. area: Warringah
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1048 Pittwater RoadCollaroyWarringah  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

A good representative example of the federation bungalow style. Displays high integrity with high level of intact fabric and interesting detail.
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Construction years: 1901-1925
Physical description: Single storey timber weatherboard dwelling with steeply pitched terracotta tiled gabled roof. Deep corner porch under front gable. Timber shingles to gable end. Casement windows with leadlighting.

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)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria g)
A good representative example of the federation bungalow style.
Integrity/Intactness: Displays high integrity with high level of intact fabric and interesting detail.
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:

Significance should be recognised by statutory heritage listing.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan 5316705 Dec 00   
Local Environmental PlanWarringah LEP 2011I1909 Dec 11   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Warringah Heritage Study200153167 Major Local Significance 1/04/95 & 11/05/96Warringah Council  No

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Written  Field inspection only

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2610009

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