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Item details

Name of item: House
Other name/s: Tarraganba
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 11 Collingwood Street, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11 Collingwood StreetDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

One of few good surviving local houses from the 1890s. Typical of the Victorian Boom Style but the timber decoration marks a departure from tradition. Apparently original. Later a typical feature of Edwardian designs.
Date significance updated: 15 Dec 06
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Description

Construction years: 1891-1915
Physical description: Rendered brick and tile house - Victorian Italianate.
A grand, fully reconstruction transitional style, Victorian Italianate home c 1892. It consists of two storeys with a traditional L-shaped plan. It is fully rendered with outstanding decorative moulding on the front bay. It displays timber decoration with cast iron balustrade along with moulded eaves and brackets. The chimneys and windows are of special note. There are simple finials to the front and side gables. The wrought iron featured in the fence is not original but is sympathetic and there is an attractive front lawn area.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good. Altered, extended sympathetically.
Date condition updated:28 Sep 06
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

History

Historical notes: First recorded in Sands Directory in 1892. Was then known as Tarraganba and the occupier was Marshal Moore, JP.

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 Suburbanisation-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
One of few good surviving local houses from the 1890s. Typical of the Victorian Boom Style but the timber decoration marks a departure from tradition. Apparently original. Later a typical feature of Edwardian designs.
Integrity/Intactness: Altered, extended sympathetically
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 PlanGroup of four Victorian Italianate Houses9507 Mar 08 301464
Within a conservation area on an LEPDrummoyne Park Estate Conservation AreaC07 Mar 08   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Drummoyne Heritage Study1988 Perumal Murphy Pty Ltd  Yes
Drummoyne Heritage Study Review1996 Paul Davies & Associates  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: 2891026


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