Heritage

House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 15 Imperial Avenue, Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
15 Imperial AvenueBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Rockley StreetBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandAlternate Address

Statement of significance:

Fine example of an individually styled, 1930's house. Detailing restrained but beautifully executed. Essentially intact, on its prominent corner site. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 31 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: 1915-1945
Physical description: Individually styled, late 1930's house. Two storeys on elevated corner site. All stone at ground level. Square plan with complex, all hipped, roof form. Recessed balcony on two frontages with flat roof. Of special note are carved rafter eaves. Verandah below on Imperial Avenue elevation with excellent arches and columns. Good hooded bays on each frontage. Features typical of the period include liver brick, all brick verandah supports, and low pitched hipped roof. Good garden and stone retaining wall. No major alterations apparent.
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 c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of architectural, aesthetic and streetscape/landscape 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 study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study198923/1 - 0161Perumal 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: 2620173


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