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Residence 'Carinya'


This timber Federation era bungalow was constructed circa 1913 for Edwin Bulcock, a warehouseman, and his wife Sylvia during the later stages of Highgate Hill’s residential development. It is one of a group of intact, late nineteenth and early twentieth century houses along the ridge of Dornoch Terrace that reflect the development of the area’s distinctive character.


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

    as evidence of the continuing middle class residential development that occurred along the ridge of Dornoch Terrace in the early twentieth century.

  • e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance

    it is important because of its aesthetic significance as a detailed and intact example of a Federation bungalow style timber dwelling.

Place details
At 117 Dornoch Terrace , HIGHGATE HILL, 4101
Categories: Accommodation - House
Event(s): Constructed circa 1913
Period(s): Federation (1893-1914)
Style(s): Federation - Bungalow
Fabric component(s): Walls - Timber
Roof - Tile - Terracotta
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Residence 'Carinya'

(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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