Heritage

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Item details

Name of item: Item
Primary address: 348 Bronte Road, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
348 Bronte RoadWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of a Late Victorian villa. Many were built in the Charing Cross area but few survive in such good condition. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 24 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: Good, two storey, Late Victorian Villa. L-shaped plan with canted bay to front projection. Small porch with bullnosed balcony above. Cast iron columns and iron lace balcony balustrade. Timber valence to porch of special note. Indicative of transition to Federation period. Good mouldings but relatively restrained for the Late Victorian period. Original palisade fence and gate. Also retains its original tessellated tile pathway.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Historical; architectural; aesthetic; streetscape.
Current use: Dwelling house
Former use: Dwelling house

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 Late Victorian villa. Many were built in the Charing Cross area but few survive in such good condition. 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  06 Dec 96   
Heritage studyWaverley Heritage Study1989   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1989 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: 2620083


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