Heritage

Blair Athol

Item details

Name of item: Blair Athol
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 1 Woodstock Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1 Woodstock StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Paul StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandAlternate Address

Statement of significance:

Single storey example of the Late Victorian "Boom Style", with many features of individual interest. Useful streetscape building on corner site, complementing No. 2 opposite. 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 1890's style house. Single storey with parapet. Slightly asymmetrical design with small verandah between end projections. Bay on one projection only. Other projection comes right to street alignment. Elaborately decorated with stucco and statuary. Many minor alterations, including doors, grilles and fence. Also seems to have lost some detail on section built to street. Small extension on this side reasonably unobtrusive.
Current use: Dwelling house
Former use: Dwelling house

History

Historical notes: First appears in Sands Directory in 1896. Possibly built 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.
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 Study199031/3 - 0301Perumal 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: 2620315


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