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Item details

Name of item: Item
Primary address: 78-80 Bondi Road, Bondi Junction, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
78-80 Bondi RoadBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of a transitional (Victorian/Federation) terraced pair. Some fine and unusual detailing. Retains streetscape interest despite some regrettable alterations. 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: 1890-1915
Physical description: Good, transitional (Victorian/Federation) terraced pair. Unusual features are all masonry verandahs, decorative timber balconies and central gablets above. Verandahs feature columns and arches with decorative mouldings. Unfortunately spoiled by painted bricks, concrete tiles, enclosures, and other unsympathetic alterations.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Architectural; aesthetic; streetscape.
Current use: Terrace houses
Former use: Terrace houses

History

Historical notes: First appears in Sands Directory in 1900. No. 78 was known as "St Elmo" until the 1920's.

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 example of a transitional (Victorian/Federation) terraced pair. Some fine and unusual detailing. Retains streetscape interest despite some regrettable alterations. 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: 2620057


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