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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 46 Westbourne St, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
46 Westbourne StDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

One of a small group of fine, intact substantial Federation houses that once were found throughout Drummoyne and which have now largely been replaced by unit development. The house has retained its prominent setting overlooking Five Dock Bay. The property also appears to have a largely intact interior.
Date significance updated: 02 Nov 07
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Description

Physical description: A very fine former waterfront home from the early Federation period with an excellent raised setting with water views. The allotment has been sub-divided but the house retains its setting. It is typical of many fine houses, now gone or much altered, that were built in the boom of development in the area.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good
Date condition updated:02 Nov 07
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. Villa-
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]
One of a small group of fine, intact substantial Federation houses that once were found throughout Drummoyne and which have now largely been replaced by unit development. The house has retained its prominent setting overlooking Five Dock Bay. The property also appears to have a largely intact interior.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
One of a small group of fine, intact substantial Federation houses that once were found throughout Drummoyne and which have now largely been replaced by unit development.
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 PlanHouse49607 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: 2891171


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