Heritage

Terrace

Item details

Name of item: Terrace
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Primary address: 2-40 Watkins Street, Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
2-40 Watkins StreetBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Despite compromise of architectural integrity this row still makes a significant streetscape contribution. Good late example of a transitional Victorian/Federation terrace. 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: 1890-1915
Physical description: Good row of early twentieth century terraces. Red face brick. Pitched roofs with parapets above party walls. Verandahs and balconies with wing walls. Originally all had iron lace balustrades and friezes. Unfortunately spoiled by alterations to individual houses. These include painted brickwork, concrete roof tiles, removal of original lacework, dormer windows, and alterations to doors and windows. Most still retain original palisade fencing. Well planted in front.
Current use: Terrace houses
Former use: Terrace houses

History

Historical notes: Street not recorded in Sands until 1909, but may have had another name earlier.

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, group value and streetscape significance.
Integrity/Intactness: Substantially intact; altered unsympathetically.
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 Study198920/6 - 0282Perumal 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: 2620296


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