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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 153 Lyons Road, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
153 Lyons RoadDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

An excellent example of an intact Federation bungalow, one of few in the area to have survived in its original form. This type of housing typified development in the area during this period.
Date significance updated: 04 Jan 07
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Description

Physical description: An intact and original Federation bungalow. The house follows the typical asymmetrical plan with hipped gabled roof in slate tile with terracotta ridge capping. The construction is face brick, pointed, on a rubble faced sandstone base with decorative sandstone bands (painted) to the gable end. The house features a return verandah with turned timber posts and simple brackets. There is fine three sided corner bay window with a "oiel de bouef" next to it. Other windows are timber sashed casement type with coloured glass panes above and slate tiled window hoods over, supoorted on decorative timber brackets.

The house is set in spacious grounds with a number of mature plantings indicating the remains of a once fine garden.
Modifications and dates: Changes for use as professional rooms 2005-6
Current use: Professional rooms
Former use: Residence

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 excellent example of an intact Federation bungalow, one of few in the area to have survived in its original form. This type of housing typified development in the area during this period.
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
One of few Federation bungalows in the area to have survived in its original form.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
An excellent example of an intact Federation bungalow. This type of housing typified development in the area during this period.
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 PlanHouse31807 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: 2891102


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