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Item details

Name of item: Item
Primary address: 2-14 Ben Eden Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
2-14 Ben Eden StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Paul StreetBondi JunctionWaverley  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Good turn-of-the-century row of attached cottages. Retains streetscape interest despite some unsympathetic alterations. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 04 Oct 99
Note: There are incomplete details for a number of items listed in NSW. The Heritage Division intends to develop or upgrade statements of significance and other information for these items as resources become available.


Construction years: 1890-1915
Physical description: Good single storey row of attached cottages. Two pairs and one group of three, each of similar design. Individual verandahs divided by wing walls. Bricks to No. 14 painted, remainder still face brick. Other alterations include roofing, loss/replacement of verandah details, and fences. Nos. 6-8 retain original slate roof. Reconstruction still possible in most cases.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Architectural; aesthetic; streetscape.
Current use: Row of attached cottages.
Former use: Row of attached cottages.


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]
Good turn-of-the-century row of attached cottages. Retains streetscape interest despite some unsympathetic alterations. Local significance.
Integrity/Intactness: Substantially intact; altered unsympathetically; reversible.
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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan 31/7 - 002106 Dec 96   
Local Environmental Plan  26 Oct 12   
Heritage studyWaverley Heritage Study1990   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1990 Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Database number: 2620022

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