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Item details

Name of item: Item
Primary address: 2 Birrell Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
2 Birrell StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
St James RoadBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandAlternate Address

Statement of significance:

Very good Federation house. Particularly good example of a corner design, with many individual features of interest. Essentially intact. 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, corner Federation design. Typical diagonal plan arrangement, Ingle-nook on corner with small verandah on each side. Tuckpointed face brick. Complex slate roof with terra cotta ridge capping. Good barge boards to gables. All pebbledash rendered below. Ripple iron window hoods below each gable including gablet to ingle-nook. Verandahs feature spindle valence and good fretwork brackets. Coloured panes to window skylights. Heavy moulded sills. Leadlight "oeil de boeuf". Good brick fence. Let down only by security door.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Historical; architectural; aesthetic; streetscape.
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]
Very good Federation house. Particularly good example of a corner design, with many individual features of interest. Essentially intact. 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 39/5 - 002606 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: 2620027


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