Heritage

House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 4 Thompson Street, Tamarama, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
4 Thompson StreetTamaramaWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Excellent, intact example of a typical 1950's house. A derivation of earlier Ocean Liner/Functionalist forms. One of a handful of older houses to survive unaltered in the Bronte-Tamarama foreshore area. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 08 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: 1945-1950
Physical description: Good 1950's style house. Two storeys plus basement garage. Typical rounded corners with circular projection on one side. Octagonal roof to projection of note. Patio beside with concrete roof and characteristic, canvas awning patterned moulding. Recessed doorway. Circular stairway follows curve of projection. Good wrought iron balustrading. Original, non-standard, texture brick. Original style garden and retaining wall. Well maintained and unaltered. Enjoys commanding views from elevated site.
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 and aesthetic 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 Study19899/4 - 0266Perumal 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: 2620280


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