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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 308 Victoria Place, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
308 Victoria PlaceDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A very fine Federation house that is prominently sited and displays an unusual and excellent stone base with arched openings, a fine stone fence with castellated top and a good setting. One of a group of very good representative Federation houses in the locality that indicate the major form of residential development in the area.
Date significance updated: 12 Oct 07
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Description

Physical description: A very good Federation style house on an elevated site c. 1915. The stone basement is level with the arches. The verandah extended to cover the whole front of the house and features simple but attractive timber decoration. The original slate roof has terracotta ridge capping. The house features a shingled gable with outstanding casement windows below in an Edwardian flower pattern. The other windows are of equal note. The building is set in an atrractive lawn area above an impressive stone fence/retaining wall. The house has been barely altered and forms a good pair with no. 310.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

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]
A very fine Federation house that is prominently sited and displays an unusual and excellent stone base with arched openings, a fine stone fence with castellated top and a good setting. One of a group of very good representative Federation houses in the locality that indicate the major form of residential development in the area.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
A very fine Federation house that is prominently sited and displays an unusual and excellent stone base with arched openings, a fine stone fence with castellated top and a good setting. One of a group of very good representative Federation houses in the locality that indicate the major form of residential development in the area.
Integrity/Intactness: Altered, extended sympathetically
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 PlanHouse46807 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: 2891152


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