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101-111 Rowntree Street, Birchgrove. Sydney, New South Wales

This outstanding row of six double storey terraced houses (four pictured) is distinguished by its interesting end terrace, a large faceted bay and prominent gable which addresses the Cameron Street corner.

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37-53 Grove Street, Birchgrove. Sydney, New South Wales

This is a long row of eight double storey sandstone terraces terminates in a shophouse end terrace.  While the parapet of the terrace houses is quite plain, it effectively hides the roof and chimneys, stepping slightly to follow the gradual incline of the street.  Like many inner Sydney corner stores the corner store of the row has a bevel with a door entry facing the corner on an angle.  The parapet on this section is much higher and more pronounced with a high curved motif, although still plain of the facade.  The corner store has a spectacular large wood lattice balcony projecting over the footpath.  Whether this was an original feature, I’m not sure.

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  • ANNETTE: My family lived in 102 Victoria St for many years. I was born into this home and it housed my family of 7....
  • admin: Many thanks for pointing out the error Ian ! Should be fixed now.
  • Gutter Cleaning: I actually cleaned the gutters on that old building once. Shame to see such an beautiful building...
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