Heritage

House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 16 Penkivil Street, Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
16 Penkivil StreetBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Outstanding example of a Victorian Italianate style home. Essentially intact despite some loss of detailing. Good examples of this type are now rare in the Waverley Counicl area. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 06 Nov 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: Single storey Victorian house, c. 1890. Apparently undergoing reconstruction (1990). Retains most original fabric including slate roof, mouldings, bullnosed verandah, timberwork, tiling to path and verandah, fence and gate. Stone or ashlar coursed render. Iron lace to verandah lost. L-shaped plan with complex roof. Octagonal peaked roof above canted front projection. Interesting detailing created by bay window to verandah and small hip above. New, sympathetic windows in square arched openings. Original style door.
Current use: Dwelling house
Former use: Dwelling house

History

Historical notes: First appears in Sands Directory in 1890.

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.
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
This item is of rarity value.
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 Study198922/3 - 0233Perumal 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: 2620248


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