What is significant? The house known as 'Dunboyne' built in 1912 for Hannah Ryan and the front fence, at 34 Kent Street, Ascot Vale is significant.
How is it significant? 'Dunboyne' is of local aesthetic significance to the City of Moonee Valley.
Why is it significant? This importance (Criterion E) is derived from its design which is that of an unusual transition villa demonstrating Arts and Crafts influence and howing its debt to the Federation villa as well as foreshadowing the emergence of the Californian Bungalow during the second decade of the twentieth century. The design of the fence, porch and gable ended treatments are especially representative of these influences.