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71 Garden Street, Alexandria. Sydney, New South Wales

This colourful freestanding unnamed Victorian terrace, built in 1885 has an interesting parapet – a central urn atop a raised with a wreath draped between two corbels – makes a clear mannerist and free classical statement.  The otherwise plain symmetrical terrace house achieves some quirkiness through the wave verandah roof, which like the parapet also functions to hide roof elements from street level.  (Photo by: J Bar licenced under (CC-SA))

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  • Lesley Poker: Built in 1874. Originally built by a John Watson ( very wealthy) who built the one next door for his...
  • Anne: Thanks for your comment. We own one of these terraces and would be interested in any info you have.
  • Kate Van Dyck: Love this photo. One off my GG Grandfather’s lived in No 21 and died at that address. So...
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