Heritage

Bungalow (War Memorial Hospital)

Item details

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

Statement of significance:

Part of the hospital group and fitting in reasonably well with the older buildings nearby. Good, late example of the Federation bungalow style. 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: Late Federation bungalow style. Brick with tiled roof, probably c. 1920. Complex plan and roof form. Large gabled projection at front. Decoration generally restrained. Patterned roughcast gable. Roof retiled but no other major alterations apparent.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Architectural; aesthetic; group value.
Current use: Hospital residence.
Former use: Hospital residence.

History

Historical notes: Probably purpose built as a residence for the hospital.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Health-Activities associated with preparing and providing medical assistance and/or promoting or maintaining the well being of humans (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Part of the hospital group and fitting in reasonably well with the older buildings nearby. Good, late example of the Federation bungalow style. 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 42/4 - 003106 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: 2620035


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