Heritage

House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 225 Old South Head Road, Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
225 Old South Head RoadBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Most impressive individually designed Federation house. Features some fine timber detailing. Essentially intact and located on an attractive 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: 1890-1915
Physical description: Impressive early twentieth century house. Asymmetrical design. Two storeys with slate roof. Dichromatic face brick. Gabled front with verandah returning down one side. Return terminates at side gabled projection. Roof to return continuous with main roof. All timber verandah with slats and shingling to upstairs balustrade. Slatted valence below. Timberwork complemented by top-railed fence. Roughcast gables with brick vents. Very good white painted timber windows. Attractively set next to a public reserve. Well planted garden area.
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 a)
[Historical significance]
This item is of historical significance.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of architectural, aesthetic 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.

Listings

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

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study198943/5 - 0218Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620233


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