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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 100 Bantry Bay Road, Frenchs Forest, NSW 2086
Local govt. area: Warringah
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
100 Bantry Bay RoadFrenchs ForestWarringah  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

A good representative example of the early housing in Frenchs Forest.
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Description

Construction years: 1900-1925
Physical description: Federation period timber weatherboard cottage with hipped & gabled tile roof. Original iron roofing is apparently underneath existing faux tiles. Some alterations & additions evident with the enclosure of the front verandah. Good quality, well established garden with rows of mature Crepe Myrtle trees a major feature.

History

Historical notes: One of the oldest buildings surviving in Frenchs Forest. The house originally had a much larger area of land. Trees from the original grounds of the house are evident in nearby Gilbert Place Reserve.

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)
[Representativeness]
A good representative example of the early housing in Frenchs Forest.
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan 1376905 Dec 00   
Local Environmental PlanWarringah LEP 2011I5709 Dec 11   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Warringah Heritage Study200113769 Major Local SignificanceWarringah Council  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: 2610123


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