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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 16 Queens Road, Five Dock, NSW 2046
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
16 Queens RoadFive DockCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A rare local example of decorative, all timber Federation house of a significant scale and located among a largely intact group of houses from the same period. An important group in the development of the area.
Date significance updated: 05 Jan 07
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Description

Physical description: A large Federation style weatherboard house c.1905. Some detailing lost but otherwise unaltered. Many special features including shingled gables above rectangular bays, unusual shingling below timber decoration around main door, excellent chimneys, coloured glass skylights. Complex, steep pitched symmetrical roof, continuous with verandah roof. Unusual to find such a grand house in weatherboard.
Modifications and dates: Alterations include fence, replacement of main door, screen door and door sidelights. Verandah decoration also lost.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence, Boarding 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 a)
[Historical significance]
Part of an important group in the development of the area.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
A rare local example of decorative, all timber Federation house of a significant scale and located among a largely intact group of houses from the same period.
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
A rare local example of decorative, all timber Federation house of a significant scale and located among a largely intact group of houses from the same period.
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 PlanHouse39807 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: 2891121


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