Derrylyn | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Derrylyn

Item details

Name of item: Derrylyn
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Location: Lat: -33.8792433688 Long: 151.1401573190
Primary address: 16 Deakin Avenue, Haberfield, NSW 2045
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Ashfield
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Metropolitan
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP924687
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
16 Deakin AvenueHaberfieldAshfieldConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
 Private23 Mar 99

Statement of significance:

Derrylyn, built in 1910, is a large single storey federation cottage of two-tone bricks with a fine slate and terracotta roof punctuated by numerous tall roughcast chimneys. The building is prominently sited on the corner of Dalhousie Street and Deakin Avenue, Haberfield. It retains many of its original features. (Heritage Council Branch Managers Report 29 July 1983)
Date significance updated: 03 Oct 00
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Description

Physical description: Derrylyn is a large single storey federation cottage of two-tone bricks with a fine slate and terracotta roof punctuated by numerous tall roughcast chimneys.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
1984 - construction of a swimming pool, brick paving and child proof fence.
1985 - approval granted for construction of garage/car port of sympathetic design.
1985 - new picket fence constructed.
1992 - approval granted for re-landscaping of grounds
Date condition updated:03 Oct 00
Current use: House
Former use: House

History

Historical notes: Haberfield:
The Haberfield and Dobroyd Point area was used as farmland with scattered industries until after the coming of the steam tramway from Leichhardt to Five Dock. The 1893 Depression retarded subdivision. In 1901 Richard Stanton and WH Nichols, real estate agents of Summer Hill, purchased 50 acres of the Dobroyd Estate from the Ramsay family.

Richard Stanton was an Irish immigrant whose father developed a furniture and auctioneer's business in Summer Hill. By 1910, Stanton controlled 200 acres.

The first subdivision occurred by 1903 and Stanton moved to the new estate in 1907. The original Dobroyd House was demolished and the Bunyas was erected by Stanton, to a design commissioned from the Haberfield Estate architect, John Spencer-Stansfield. Over 1,000 houses on this estate are thought to have been designed by Spencer-Stansfield. (Archnex Designs, 2004).

Derrylyn:
Derrylyn was built in 1910.

An Interim Conservation Order was placed on it on 11 December 1981 at the request of the vendor who was concerned that future owners of the property may propose internal and external changes to the house. With the agreement of the new owner a Permanent Conservation Order was placed over the property on 2 December 1983.

In 1983 through the Heritage Assistance program funding assistance was provided to erect a new picket fence.

On 2 April 2000 the property was transferred to the State Heritage Register.

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. (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Derrylyn, built in 1910, is a large single storey federation cottage of two-tone bricks with a fine slate and terracotta roof punctuated by numerous tall roughcast chimneys. The building is prominently sited on the corner of Dalhousie Street and Deakin Avenue, Haberfield. It retains many of its original features. (Heritage Council Branch Managers Report 29 July 1983)
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.

Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workStandard Exemptions SCHEDULE OF STANDARD EXEMPTIONS
HERITAGE ACT 1977
Notice of Order Under Section 57 (2) of the Heritage Act 1977

I, the Minister for Planning, pursuant to subsection 57(2) of the Heritage Act 1977, on the recommendation of the Heritage Council of New South Wales, do by this Order:

1. revoke the Schedule of Exemptions to subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act made under subsection 57(2) and published in the Government Gazette on 22 February 2008; and

2. grant standard exemptions from subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act 1977, described in the Schedule attached.

FRANK SARTOR
Minister for Planning
Sydney, 11 July 2008

To view the schedule click on the Standard Exemptions for Works Requiring Heritage Council Approval link below.
Sep 5 2008

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0027902 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - Permanent Conservation Order - former 0027902 Dec 83 1675449

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Written 1983Heritage Council Branch Managers Report 29 July 1983
WrittenArchnex Designs P/L2004The Bunyas, 5 Rogers Ave., Haberfield: Statement of Heritage Impact

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045309
File number: S90/05518 & HC 32724


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