Heritage

The Laurels

Item details

Name of item: The Laurels
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 57 Albion Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
57 Albion StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Macpherson StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandAlternate Address

Statement of significance:

Individually styled 1940's house, a very good example of its period. Intact and immaculately maintained. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 04 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: 1915-1945
Physical description: Impressive two storey house, c. 1940. Symmetrical design with complex roof. Two all brick gables to front, with central parapet between. Recessed porch below. Bay windows on first floor below gables. Decorative brickwork incorporates shaped bricks, one of the outstanding features. Concrete roof tiles, otherwise little altered. Set in well planted garden area and screened from street
Further information: Reasons for listing: Architectural; aesthetic.
Current use: Dwelling house
Former use: Dwelling house

History

Historical notes: N/A

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]
Individually styled 1940's house, a very good example of its period. Intact and immaculately maintained. 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 15/1 - 000406 Dec 96   
Heritage studyWaverley Heritage Study1990   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1990 Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620004


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