Villa

Item details

Name of item: Villa
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Villa
Primary address: 6 Watson Street, Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
6 Watson StreetBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Coulton StreetBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandAlternate Address

Statement of significance:

Very good example of a Late Victorian villa. Some loss of fabric but quite capable of reconstruction. 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: Two storey Late Victorian villa in good condition. Let down by terra cotta tiled roof, quarry tiles and minor alterations or loss of detail. Otherwise appears all original L-shaped plan with cast iron balcony/verandah. Retains elaborate mouldings around openings. Original door with sidelights and skylights. Timber decoration to gable also of special note. Good palisade fence.
Current use: Villa
Former use: Villa

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 significance.
Integrity/Intactness: Substantially intact; altered unsympathetically; reversible.
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 Study198924/5 - 0284Perumal 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: 2620298


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