Heritage

Pre-School Learning Centre

Item details

Name of item: Pre-School Learning Centre
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Community Facilities
Category: Childcare facility
Primary address: 11 Victoria Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11 Victoria StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Attractively reconstructed stone building, retaining much of its original fabric. Would be one of the oldest surviving buildings in the Waverley Council area, and one of the best in the historic Charing Cross precinct. (See accompanying archaeological inventory form). 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: 1890-1890
Physical description: Old stone building in domestic style. Two storeys with symmetrical façade. Simple gabled form, repeated at rear. New cusped barge boards to side gables. Original slate roof. Double verandah is an authentic reconstruction. Skillion roof supported by simple timber posts with moulded capitals. Slatted balustrades. Double hung windows either side of main door. Three french doors above.
Current use: Pre-School Learning Centre
Former use: Dwelling house

History

Historical notes: Formerly known as "Westgate House" (?). Believed to date from early 1860's. Now in community use.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
6. Educating-Educating Education-Activities associated with teaching and learning by children and adults, formally and informally. (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 Study199016/5 - 0270Perumal 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: 2620284


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