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This property was acquired by bookbinder Herbert James Short in December 1905, and the house built within the next few years. Herbert Short had taken up residence by 1908. The house was located in what was then known as Short St, later becoming Laurier Street. The house was transferred to the name of Herbert’s wife, Netta Short in 1912, and still remained in the family ownership at the time of listing.


  • a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history

    as a Federation-era substantial dwelling.

  • e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance

    as a well proportioned masonry and timber Federation-era.

Place details
At 20 Laurier Street , ANNERLEY, 4103
Categories: Accommodation - House
Event(s): Constructed circa 1906
Period(s): Federation (1893-1914)
Style(s): Federation - Bungalow
Fabric component(s): Walls - Timber - Combination
Roof - Corrugated iron
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(Last updated - 14 Mar 2016)

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NOTE: The purpose of this report is to provide a general reference source of information about the main historical and descriptive features that contribute to the cultural significance of the heritage place. It is based on available evidence and may be re-assessed if further information becomes available. It is NOT an official report and does not in any way replace the official Heritage Register entry, which can be viewed in the City Plan. A qualified practitioner should undertake a thorough conservation study of the heritage place before any action is taken which may affect its significance as a heritage listed place. For further information please phone Council on 3403 8888.

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