Heritage

Westgate Terrace

Item details

Name of item: Westgate Terrace
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Primary address: 12-42 Ruthven Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
12-42 Ruthven StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good long Late Victorian terrace. Not outstanding architecturally, but remarkable for its relative intactness, especially in this area. Major streetscape contribution. 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: Good Late Victorian terrace, dated 1893. Many minor alterations but, as a row, essentially intact. Retains good parapet with urns. Corner house (No. 42) is built to the street, punctuating the long row. Originally a shop. Stucco mouldings to downstairs openings. Iron lace balcony balustrades. All retain original palisade fencing.
Current use: Terrace houses
Former use: Terrace houses

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 and cultural 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: 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 Study199037/5 - 0251Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620265


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