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Item details

Name of item: Hillview
Type of item: Built
Primary address: 1334 Pacific Highway (Hillview), Turramurra, NSW 2077
Parish: GORDON
Local govt. area: Ku-Ring-Gai
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1334 Pacific Highway (Hillview)TurramurraKu-Ring-GaiGORDONCUMBERLANDPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Ministry of HealthState Government20 Jul 05

Statement of significance:

This modest Federation style cottage is historically related to adjacent Hillview and enhances its setting.
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Physical description: It is a simple face brick Federation style cottage with two shingled gables flanking the central entrance. The roof, formerly of iron, is now of Marseille tiles. There are small bay windows under the gables with sunhoods (formerly shingled); the windows have lost their shutters and small pane toplights. Additions have been made at an unknown time.
Evidence of former details from a sketch by George Collingridge, 1897 (Kuringai Municipal Library).


Historical notes: The house was probably built for either James Boyd or Arthur Joseph Brady. Built c1890, around the time of the opening of the North Shore railway from Hornsby to St Leonards. In 1902 and 1903 Mrs E Burton was operating it as a health resort called "Hill View".

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Health-Activities associated with preparing and providing medical assistance and/or promoting or maintaining the well being of humans (none)-


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage registerDep. Of Health s.170 Register    

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenTropman and Tropman Architects Study

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: State Government
Database number: 3540296

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