Heritage

Cottage

Item details

Name of item: Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 1 Albert Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1 Albert StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of turn-of-the-century timber cottage with some outstanding decorative detail. One of the oldest cottages in this locality. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 03 Oct 99
Note: There are incomplete details for a number of items listed in NSW. The Heritage Branch intends to develop or upgrade statements of significance and other information for these items as resources become available.

Description

Construction years: 1890-1915
Physical description: Good, turn-of-the-century, timber cottage. Let down only by concrete roof tiles and security door. Standard asymmetrical form with steep pitched gable. Elaborately carved barge boards with finial. Good timber decoration to verandah. Ripple iron window hood with decorative timber brackets. Louvred vent above. Original, narrow, double hung windows. Sympathetic picket fence.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Substantially intact.
Date condition updated:03 Oct 99
Further information: Reasons for Listing: Historical; architectural; aesthetic
Current use: Cottage
Former use: Cottage

History

Historical notes: First appears in Sands Directory in 1895. From that time it was occupied by Edward Browett, up to the 1930's.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Good example of a turn-of-the-century timber cottage, with some outstanding decorative detail. One of the oldest cottages in this locality. Local significance.
Integrity/Intactness: Substantially intact.
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan 13/7 - 000106 Dec 96   
Heritage studyWaverley Heritage Study1990   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1990 Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620001


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