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Semi-detached House

Item details

Name of item: Semi-detached House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Semi-Detached House
Primary address: 22 Formosa Street, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
22 Formosa StreetDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A rare example of an Edwardian two storey semi-detached residence, not generally found in the Drummoyne area, which has excellent detailing and with its matching pair forms part of a good streetscape precinct opposite a major park.
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Description

Construction years: 1915-
Physical description: A two storey Edwardian semi-detached building showing impressive scale and detailing, one of a matching pair of unusual design for Drummoyne. They are part of a streetscape that includes a number of fine residences overlooking Brett Park.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good
Date condition updated:08 Aug 07
Modifications and dates: The house has been altered by the addition of a carspace and removal of part of the front verandah.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

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]
A rare example of an Edwardian two storey semi-detached residence, not generally found in the Drummoyne area, which has excellent detailing and with its matching pair forms part of a good streetscape precinct opposite a major park.
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
A rare example of an Edwardian two storey semi-detached residence, not generally found in the Drummoyne area.
Integrity/Intactness: Altered, extended unsympathetically
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 PlanPair of semi-detached houses20107 Mar 08 301464
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
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: 2891046


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