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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 2 Wrights Road, Drummoyne, NSW 2047
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
2 Wrights RoadDrummoyneCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A late individually styled Federation house of special note for its roof and cupola.
Date significance updated: 09 Nov 07
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Physical description: Interesting Federation house c. 1910. Outstanding complex roof with octagonal cupola at peak and octagonal projection at front. Verandah extends down one side, now partly glassed in at front and fully enclosed on part of side section. Turned timber posts with simple balustrade. Tall brick chimneys painted. Small coloured panes in top half of windows and skylights. Stone fence has lost infill. Minor alterations include window grilles. Overall seems quite capable of full reconstruction. Still good despite alterations.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:09 Nov 07
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: First appeared in Sand's Directory 1921.

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 late individually styled Federation house of special note for its roof and cupola.
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 PlanHouse51107 Mar 08 301464
Within a conservation area on an LEPDrummoyne Park Estate Conservation AreaC07 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

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2891179

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