Kinvara | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Kinvara

Item details

Name of item: Kinvara
Other name/s: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 54 Lyons Road, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
54 Lyons RoadDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A good example of Federation styling in a prominent location, originally built next to the Town Hall of the 1880s in a style to complement that setting.
Date significance updated: 04 Jan 07
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Description

Physical description: A fine Federation house, one in a group, the others of which have been demolished and the only surviving house around the Council Chambers. It is well detailed, although obscured by infilled verandahs and forms an important element in the streetscape.
Current use: Office
Former use: House

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 styling in a prominent location, originally built next to the Town Hall of the 1880s in a style to complement that setting.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
A good example of Federation styling
Integrity/Intactness: Fair
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 PlanHouse "Kinvara"31507 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: 2891099


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