51 & 53 Woolwich Road
CROFTON & DOUGLAS

51 & 53 Woolwich Road

Federation-era conjoined houses built c1913 in the Arts & Crafts influenced style that demonstrate the development of dwellings seemingly purpose-built to be tenanted. Uniquely styled identical semis, distinctive prominent, unglazed terracotta red tile roof and central chimney. Chimney rendered with small brick decoration (two terracotta pots). Centre gable with decorative timberwork. Two side verandahs with decorative timber posts and curved valance, simple upright railings. Attic rooms with projecting flat roofs front and back. Coloured panels of glass. Two windows to front, double casements, hood, timber brackets. Notable example of period and style. Sands Directory: 1914 Rev John Jones in ‘Crofton’, Edward Campbell in ‘Douglas’ 1932, Mrs Campbell in ‘Crofton’, Miss Scott in ‘Douglas’.