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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 40 Walton Crescent, Abbotsford, NSW 2046
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
40 Walton CrescentAbbotsfordCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A rare surviving waterfront Federation residence with an unusual setting. Its location on the corner gives it some prominence. The house is well detailed and exhibits many of the features of bungalow houses.
Date significance updated: 19 Oct 07
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Description

Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: A very fine Federation style waterfront house located behind fence, grottos and planting. It has an extensive garden wtih very unusual grottos of particular note.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Fair
Date condition updated:19 Oct 07
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 rare surviving waterfront Federation residence with an unusual setting. Its location on the corner gives it some prominence. The house is well detailed and exhibits many of the features of bungalow houses.
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
A rare surviving waterfront Federation residence with an unusual setting.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
The house is well detailed and exhibits many of the features of bungalow houses.
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 PlanHouse48107 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: 2891166


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