Heritage

Bungalow

Item details

Name of item: Bungalow
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Bungalow
Primary address: 63 Alt Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
63 Alt StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Excellent example of a Federation bungalow, anticipating the standard Bungalow form of the 1920's. Displays other interesting features, especially windows and timberwork. Essentially intact and well maintained. One of the best surviving examples in Waverley (see also No. 80 Alt Street and No. 192 Denison Street). 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: 1890-1915
Physical description: Good late Federation transitional style. Double gables, all shingled with timber brackets below. All slate roof, including hipped roof to verandah/porch. Tuckpointed face brick. Good timber decoration to verandah, including exposed rafter eaves. Full length, also of note with its three narrow sash windows with skylights over. Fence replaced but reasonably sympathetic.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Architectural; aesthetic; streetscape.
Current use: Dwelling house.
Former use: Dwelling house.

History

Historical notes: First appears in Sands Directory in 1912. Occupied by George McMah and known as "Rutherglen".

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]
Excellent example of a Federation bungalow, anticipating the standard Bungalow form of the 1920's. Displays other interesting features, especially windows and timberwork. Essentially intact and well maintained. One of the best surviving examples in Waverley (see also No. 80 Alt Street and No. 192 Denison Street). 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 40/6 - 001006 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: 2620010


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