Heritage

Terraces

Item details

Name of item: Terraces
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Primary address: 14-22 Porter Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
14-22 Porter StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good Late Victorian terrace despite alterations. Of special interest for the return verandah and side elevation to one end. Considerable historical interest. Associated with former soapworks. 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: 1890-1890
Physical description: Late Victorian terrace, stepping down with the gradual slope of the street. End house (No. 14) has a double verandah returning to the side. Balustrade style parapet. Stucco mouldings generally limited to downstairs openings and wing walls. Badly let down by balcony enclosures, fences and concrete roof tiles. Nevertheless appears capable of full reconstruction.
Current use: Terrace houses
Former use: Terrace houses

History

Historical notes: First appears in Sands Directory in 1880. No. 14 (the end house) was occupied by W Griffiths and known as "Ivanhoe". Between 1882 and 1898, "Ivanhoe" was occupied by Henry L Summerfield, tailor, and during this time, the whole row was known as "Summerfield Terrace". No. 22 is not part of the row and was built slightly later. Associated with Allen's soapworks, first recorded in Sands, on the corner of Botany and Porter Streets, in 1877.

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.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
This item is of social 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 Study199048/1 - 0238Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620253


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