ADDINGTON HOUSE

COMPLETED: Spetember 2013

PROJECT DETAILS:

LOCATION: 813 VICTORIA ROAD, RYDE, NSW
CLIENT: CITY OF RYDE
ARCHITECT: TANNER ARCHITECTS PTY LTD
COMMENCEMENT DATE: MARCH 2013

ABOUT:

The oldest residence in Ryde, Addington House was built between 1794 and 1841. The single-storey sandstone premises is heritage listed and is often open to the public for viewing.

HIGHLIGHTS & INPUTS:

The scope included the repair and conservation of the external and internal building fabric of Addington House and adjacent privy, including: repair of decaying brickwork, underpinning of two walls, removal of inappropriate brick pointing and repointing of brickwork, removal of cement render at the western end of the house, and repair and replacement of rainwater goods.

Installation of flashing to verandah roof

Repairs to timber verandah posts

Structural crack repairs

Cleaning out of stormwater drainage lines

Minor repairs to timber flooring

Minor repairs to door hardware

Repainting of new and existing timber and galvanised steel rainwater goods

Repair/replacement of Addington House rainwater goods

Supply and installation of new glavanised steel eaves, gutters and downpipes to the privy

Removal of rust from and anti-rust treatment of the Morewood & Rogers profile tiles over the southern section of the verandah.