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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 123 St Georges Crescent, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
123 St Georges CrescentDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address
26 Collingwood StreetDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandAlternate Address

Statement of significance:

A large Federation house of modest detailing and appearance with a very fine garden setting to St Georges Crescent of stone retaining walls and fence. An important element of the streetscape in a group of fine Federation houses.
Date significance updated: 09 Feb 07
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Description

Construction years: 1912-
Physical description: An interesting Federation house altered on the water side with infilled and extended verandahs, but retaining much of its overall form and setting. A double garage of later date fronts the rear street. The lower side of the property featues three tiers of garden supported on stone retaining walls built onto rock shelves with an impressive central stone staircase. A well detailed and unusual brick fence front St Georges Crescent with unusual high brick pillars. The high pitched roof contains rooms with windows in the end gables.
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-
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 large Federation house of modest detailing and appearance with a very fine garden setting to St Georges Crescent of stone retaining walls and fence. An important element of the streetscape in a group of fine Federation houses.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
A large Federation house of modest detailing and appearance with a very fine garden setting to St Georges Crescent of stone retaining walls and fence.
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 PlanHouse9707 Mar 08 301464
Local Environmental PlanHouse41707 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: 2891138


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