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Item details

Name of item: Item
Primary address: 15-17 Busby Parade, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
15-17 Busby ParadeWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Unusual, late nineteenth century stone pair, retaining historical and architectural interest despite loss of some integrity. Could be one of the oldest buildings in this area, possibly an early villa originally. Further investigation of history required. Local significance. RECOMMENDATION: Further historical information should be required prior to any future work on the property.
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: 1890-1915
Physical description: Very unusual terraced pair. Probably c. 1890, but could be earlier. Quite possibly a single residence originally. Stone construction. Rectangular façade with low pitched, pyramidal roof. Has lost verandahs and balconies. Reroofed in terra cotta and concrete tiles. Outstanding feature is decorative stonework. Unusual detailing to openings on No. 17 would be a later alteration. Has some interest of its own. Original windows and french doors. No. 15 retains original palisade fence and gateposts.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Historical; architectural; aesthetic; streetscape.
Current use: Terrace houses
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]
Unusual, late nineteenth century stone pair, retaining historical and architectural interest despite loss of some integrity. Could be one of the oldest buildings in this area, possibly an early villa originally. Further investigation of history required. Local significance. RECOMMENDATION: Further historical information should be required prior to any future work on the property.
Integrity/Intactness: Substantially intact; 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

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620089


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