JD Stewart Building Sydney University
Slate Roofing Australia was contracted to reroof the historic J.D. Stewart Building with Welsh Penrhyn slate. JD Stewart Building slate roof repair
This Federation-style building retains many of its original features, including the sandstone piers to the entrance, the carving and lettering over the doorway, the brickwork with sandstone trim to windows, coping and crenelated parapet. The slate roof, which includes copper ridging and finials, was replaced in 2014 by Slate Roofing Australia with Welsh Penrhyn slate.
The building was built back in 1911 as the Veterinary Science Building and is still standing proudly and educating students as originally intended. The first purpose-built building for the newly established Veterinary Science, in continuous use for that purpose since 1912 and one of a diminishing number of buildings still used for its original purpose.
A two-storey Federation Arts and Crafts style building which retains many of its original features including the sandstone piers to the entrance, the carving and lettering (Veterinary Science) over the doorway, the brickwork with sandstone trim to windows, coping and crenellated parapet to the semicircular room over the entrance (formerly part of the library). Other features such as the main doors including the Art Nouveau style door, furniture, and small pane windows also survive. The roof is slate with copper ridging and finials.
(Sydney Architecture Images- Sydney University- JD Stewart. Retrieved from http://sydneyarchitecture.com/UNI/UNI-025.htm)