Culture and heritage

Heritage places and items


Item details

Name of item: Houses
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 8-14 Gipps Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
8-14 Gipps StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Relatively intact group of three Federation style houses, all built to the same design. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 30 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.


Construction years: 1890-1915
Physical description: Good group of three matching Federation style houses. Symmetrical designs, c. 1905. Bellcast, terra cotta roof with central gablet above door. Unusual fenestration with full height, central sash windows and large sidelights. Verandah supported by paired, turned timber posts on stone capped piers (also unusual). Face brick and roughcast also of note. Fences altered.
Current use: Dwelling houses
Former use: Dwelling houses

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 c)
[Aesthetic significance]
These items are of architectural, aesthetic, group value and streetscape 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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  06 Dec 96   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study198910/7 - 0144Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620155

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