Heritage

Dalrye

Item details

Name of item: Dalrye
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Villa
Primary address: 74 Victoria Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
74 Victoria StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Wiley StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandAlternate Address

Statement of significance:

Excellent example of a Late Victorian villa, essentially intact. Recently reconstructed and one of Waverley's better surviving Victorian homes. Added social and historical interest for its use as a private hospital. Contributes to period townscape of Charing Cross precinct. Local significance. Source: Historical Context Report, Waverley Heritage Study.
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: 1890-1915
Physical description: Magnificent Late Victorian home. Sympathetically restored and reconstructed. Two storeys with double verandah. Symmetrical design except for verandah return. Hipped iron roof with bullnosed verandah. Central arched entry with tower over. Excellent stucco work includes eaves brackets and pediment to tower. Good iron lace decoration to verandah. Large main door with sidelights and skylights, repeated on first floor. Original stone, palisade fence. Well planted garden area.
Current use: Dwelling house
Former use: Private hospital

History

Historical notes: First appearance in Sands in 1891, possibly a few years earlier. Served as a private hospital early this century. This probably ensured its survival when the area around was subdivided.

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/landscape 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 Study199019/5 - 0273Perumal 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: 2620287


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