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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 11 Mooculta St, Russell Lea, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11 Mooculta StRussell LeaCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

An unusual and very fine example of a late period arts and crafts Federation house displaying excellent detail and unusual form particularly in the corner roof to the verandah and verandah detail.
Date significance updated: 04 Jan 07
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Description

Physical description: A very good Federation style house c.1918 with a complex roof and double L-plan arrangement. It has a gable at the front and side with a smaller gable on a splayed verandah corner. The roof is unusual and appears to be asbestos tiles but in a slate pattern with terra cotta ridge capping. The fretted timber brackets and infill panels are of special note. Other features include leadlight, shingled window hood, two colour brick decoration, "oiel de bouef" and coloured glass panes to the casement windows.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good
Date condition updated:21 Aug 07
Modifications and dates: The fence has been removed but the building appears to be otherwise unaltered.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

History

Historical notes: First recorded in Sands Directory 1918.

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]
An unusual and very fine example of a late period arts and crafts Federation house displaying excellent detail and unusual form particularly in the corner roof to the verandah and verandah detail.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
A very fine example of a late period arts and crafts Federation house displaying excellent detail.
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHouse35007 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

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: 2891110


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