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Marist Brother's House

Item details

Name of item: Marist Brother's House
Other name/s: Kelvin, Melton
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 14 Drummoyne Avenue, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
14 Drummoyne AvenueDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

One of the major waterfront houses to survive in Drummoyne and part of the last group of Federation waterfront houses in the Municipality. It is an important element of the Drummoyne Avenue streetscape.
Date significance updated: 15 Dec 06
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Description

Construction years: 1910-1910
Physical description: Brick and slate Federation Bungalow style. A magnificent two storey Late Federation mansion significantly altered by unsympathetic additions and new buildings erected on the harbour frontage. It has a complex roof and plan arrangement. A feature of special note is the tower above the arched entry porch. It also features a partly enclosed verandah and a small balcony with cast iron balustrading. The timber decoration is limited. The main decorative elements are in the brickwork, excellent stained glass and cast iron lace.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good. Intact integrity.
Date condition updated:29 Nov 06
Current use: Marist Brothers
Former use: Residence

History

Historical notes: First recorded in Sands Directory as "Kelvin", 1910?

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 a)
[Historical significance]
One of the major waterfront houses to survive in Drummoyne and part of the last group of Federation waterfront houses in the Municipality.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
It is an important element of the Drummoyne Avenue streetscape.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
One of the major waterfront houses to survive in Drummoyne and part of the last group of Federation waterfront houses in the Municipality.
Integrity/Intactness: Reasonable
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 PlanMarist Brothers' House17607 Mar 08 301464
Within a conservation area on an LEPDrummoyne Avenue East Conservation AreaD07 Mar 08 301464
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Drummoyne Heritage Study1988 Perumal Murphy Pty Ltd  Yes
Drummoyne Heritage Study1988 Perumal Murphy Pty Ltd  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: 2891037


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