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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 30 Connecticut Avenue, Five Dock, NSW 2046
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
30 Connecticut AvenueFive DockCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

An unusual 1920's style revealing varied influences, including Old English, Edwardian and Arts and Crafts. One of the best of many houses built in the area at this time.
Date significance updated: 15 Dec 06
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Description

Construction years: 1925-1925
Physical description: Brick/stucco and tile house.
A very good "English Country House" style c 1926. Arts and Crafts influence is evident in use of roughcast, shingling, terra cotta tiles and decorative timberwork. It has a complex steep pitched roof. Typical features include the sloping brick edge below the gable and chimneys. It features an individual style window hood. Some alterations are evident including the side porch enclosure and screen door and a 1930's garage. The post and wire mesh fence is probably original. The house has an attractive garden in front.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good. Intact integrity.
Date condition updated:28 Sep 06
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

History

Historical notes: Built on the original Fairlight Estate. First recorded in Sands Directory in 1926.

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. Bungalows-
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]
An unusual 1920's style revealing varied influences, including Old English, Edwardian and Arts and Crafts. One of the best of many houses built in the area at this time.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
One of the best of many houses built in the area at this time.
Integrity/Intactness: 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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHouse11907 Mar 08 301464
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: 2891028


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