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Item details

Name of item: Mona
Other name/s: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 373 Great North Road, Abbotsford, NSW 2046
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
373 Great North RoadAbbotsfordCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A good example of Federation housing on the historically important Great North Road.
Date significance updated: 21 Dec 06
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Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: An impressive Federation house on a corner site, c.1910. It consists of a complex slate roof with a basic double L-shaped plan. There are verandahs on two sides with an attractive gablet at (not on) the corner. The gablet is in pressed metal. The simple but extensive timber decoration, includes exposed rafter eaves. The gables have attractive roughcast motifs. A rectangular bay runs up to the front gable. Decorative timberwork is also formed on the front gable and teh window hood below. The house exhibits some excellent leadlighting.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:21 Dec 06
Modifications and dates: Minor alterations are evident and are relatively unsympathetic as are the screen door and fence.
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 good example of Federation housing on the historically important Great North Road.
SHR Criteria g)
A good example of Federation housing on the historically important Great North Road.
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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHouse "Mona"23307 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

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2891069

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