Heritage

Avondale

Item details

Name of item: Avondale
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 5 St Mary's Avenue, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
5 St Mary's AvenueWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Excellent, intact example of a symmetrical style, Federation house. Features some fine detailing. 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: Very good, symmetrical, Federation style. Face brick with rendered bays on each side. Pyramidal slate roof with gables over bays. Projecting entry with matching gablet. Skillion verandah, also of slate, continuous with main roof. Supported by excellent, part turned, timber posts, with arched valance panels. Good mouldings to windows. Original style door with skylights and sidelights. Terra cotta ridge capping. Original brick and pipe fence. Virtually unaltered.
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: 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 Study199027/4 - 0253Perumal 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: 2620267


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