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North Willoughby
Sydney

New South Wales, Australia

Willoughby Hotel
Willoughby Hotel, Penshurst Street
Population: 3,895 (2011)[1]
Postcode: 2068
Location: 9 km (6 mi) north of Sydney CBD
LGA: City of Willoughby
State District: Willoughby
Federal Division: North Sydney
Suburbs around North Willoughby:
Chatswood Chatswood Castle Cove
Chatswood North Willoughby Middle Cove
Willoughby Willoughby East Castlecrag


North Willoughby is a suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 9  kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Willoughby. Willoughby and Willoughby East are separate suburbs.

HistoryEdit

North Willoughby Post Office opened on 1 September 1871 and closed in 1891.[2]

Commercial areasEdit

A small group of shops and cafes is located on Penshurst Street and includes the Willoughby Hotel, a local landmark building. The hotel was established in 1899 and was described as "one of the finest buildings in the northern suburbs".[3] It was almost demolished in 1940, but survived and had a major restoration in 1988.

Another landmark is Rosewall, a two-storey home in the Georgian style, made of sandstone. It was built in the 1880s for the Forsyth family, who ran tanneries in the area.

The High Street Markets in High Street include various local shops.

ChurchesEdit

St John's Anglican Church

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "North Willoughby (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/census_services/getproduct/census/2011/quickstat/SSC11770?opendocument&navpos=220. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. https://www.premierpostal.com/cgi-bin/wsProd.sh/Viewpocdwrapper.p?SortBy=NSW&country=. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Willoughby Hotel site
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Rosewall

Coordinates: 33°47′42″S 151°12′14″E / -33.795, 151.204

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