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Item details

Name of item: Item
Primary address: 9-11 Blenheim Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
9-11 Blenheim StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Early, stone, terraced pair. Retains most original fabric despite some unsympathetic alterations. Part of an historic precinct, associated with Simeon Pearce, the original landholder. One of Waverley's oldest buildings, and one of the better examples to survive on the original Pearce brothers holding. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 23 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: 1890-1890
Physical description: Early terraced pair. All stone construction. Now with unsympathetic concrete tiled roof. Simple gabled form. Verandahs to the street with wing walls. Ground level only. False and inappropriate iron balustrade. Original windows and doors for the most part. Some detail lost in the course of reroofing, including that to verandahs. Otherwise good.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Historical; architectural; aesthetic; group value; streetscape.
Current use: Terrace houses
Former use: Terrace houses

History

Historical notes: Built on land originally owned by Simeon Pearce. Would be c.1870, or earlier.

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]
Early, stone, terraced pair. Retains most original fabric despite some unsympathetic alterations. Part of an historic precinct, associated with Simeon Pearce, the original landholder. One of Waverley's oldest buildings, and one of the better examples to survive on the original Pearce brothers holding. Local significance.
Integrity/Intactness: Altered unsympathetically.
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  06 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: 2620048


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