Heritage

House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 21 Kent Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
21 Kent StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good late nineteenth century house despite some unsympathetic alterations and loss of fabric. One of the oldest houses in this area. 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: 1890-1915
Physical description: Good, transitional, 1890's style house. Badly let down by concrete roof tiles. Some minor detail lost as well, including fence. Otherwise appears all original. Essentially an L-shaped plan arrangement. Rectangular bay below gable with its own hipped roof. Simple "wavy" barge boards to front and side gables. Both probably had finials and collar ties original. Verandah returns to one side. Turned timber posts with elaborately carved brackets. Fully rendered with mouldings over openings. Original windows and doors.
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 significance.
Integrity/Intactness: 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 study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study199026/7 - 0169Perumal 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: 2620182


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