What is significant?
'New Ardblair', comprising the house constructed in 1933 to the design of Greenwell & Shirley, at 53-81 Beaumont Road, Berwick.
How is it significant?
New Ardblair is of local historic and aesthetic significance to the City of Casey.
Why is it significant?
Historically, it is significant as the home from 1933-51 of the local farmer and historian Norman E. Beaumont, a descendant of two important pioneer district farming families, the Wilsons and the Buchanans. Beaumont Road is named in memory of his family. (AHC criteria A4, D2 and H1)
Aesthetically, it is significant as a fine example of a Spanish Mission villa, although much altered, designed by the architects, Greenwell & Shirley.