Sandford House

Sandford House

This house was the family home of William Henry and William Lawrence Bragg, the father and son joint recipients of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1915. Theirs is one of only two Nobel Prizes awarded a South Australian the other being awarded to Sir Howard Florey and the only Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Australians. The house designed by William Henry Bragg was their family home for nine years during which time Lawrence was completing the first stage of his tertiary education and his father was undertaking the early experiments and research in the field which was to bring them nearly two decades later the highest recognition.

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Significance

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The house is historically significant for its association with the Bragg duo and their Nobel Prize for Physics.


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Architects
William Henry Bragg
Builders
Building materials
Brick
Architectural styles
3 Federation Period (c. 1890–c. 1915), 3.4 Filigree
Construction
1899 -
Architecture and design features
gable
Engineering features
 
Precinct
South East Corner
Council Ward
South
Alternative Addresses
Geo-coordinates
Town Acre
431
Planning Zone or Policy Area
Original owners
William Henry Bragg
Original occupant
Later occupant/s
Purposes and use
Dwelling, House
AS2482 classification
16010 - House
Public Access
Business/trading hours
 
NTSA ID
State Heritage ID
12832
ACC Reference No.
DPTI Heritage No.
1738
RNE ID
1738
Certificate of Title No.
CT 5104/250 D35590 A21
NTSA file exists
No
Heritage Status
State Heritage listed
State heritage listing
State Heritage listed
Date of State heritage listing
Local heritage listing
Date of Local heritage listing
NTSA listing
Nil
Date of NTSA listing
Section 23 (4) crtiteria
Risk status
 
Historic Themes
2.4 City Dwellers: City, state and business leaders
6.6 Arts and Sciences
Topics
William Lawrence Bragg
 
Australian Curriculum references
Year 6: Australia as a Nation
ACHHK116
 

References

  • (HB Assessment Report 9/2004).

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