Heritage

John MacNeil Early Childhood Centre

Item details

Name of item: John MacNeil Early Childhood Centre
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Religion
Category: Church
Primary address: 69 Denison Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
69 Denison StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Ebley StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandAlternate Address

Statement of significance:

Interesting early twentieth century church, essentially intact. Local community interest and important streetscape contribution on corner site. 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: 1890-1915
Physical description: Early twentieth century church building. Dichromatic brick with limited use of render. Unusual feature parapet, with raised opening for bell mounting. Gabled roof is slate with terra cotta ridge capping. Only noticeable alterations are mesh window screens and air conditioner.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Historical; cultural; social; streetscape.
Current use: Pre-school
Former use: Church

History

Historical notes: First Presbyterian Church erected on this site c. 1888. Replaced by this building in 1905-6. Now in use as a pre-school.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
8. Culture-Developing cultural institutions and ways of life Religion-Activities associated with particular systems of faith and worship (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Interesting early twentieth century church, essentially intact. Local community interest and important streetscape contribution on corner site. Local significance.
Integrity/Intactness: Substantiallly 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 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: 2620130


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