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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 52-52A St Georges Crescent, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
52-52A St Georges CrescentDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A good example of a style of housing which was extremely popular in the area and characterised much of the district.
Date significance updated: 12 Jan 07
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Physical description: A good example of a simple, but well detailed Federation Bungalow set on a large block sloping down to the water. The house comprises a simple L-shaped plan with a projecting gable featuring a typical sunburst pattern under the eaves. The house is of face brick construction set on a rusticated sandstone base and has a deep return verandah, now enclosed. The roof is terra cotta tiled as are the window hoods. The house has suffered some loss of detail, particularly the verandah. The length of the block is indicative of housing developments of the time and is generaly associated with the Garden City Movement. The neighbouring four storey development is inappropriately scaled and somewhat compromises the setting of this house.
Current use: Residence
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-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
A good example of a style of housing which was extremely popular in the area and characterised much of the district.
SHR Criteria g)
A good example of a style of housing which was extremely popular in the area and characterised much of the district.
Integrity/Intactness: Altered, extended unsympathetically
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 PlanHouse41607 Mar 08 301464
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
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: 2891137

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