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Clovelly Public School - School Grounds

Item details

Name of item: Clovelly Public School - School Grounds
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Education
Category: School - State (public)
Primary address: Cnr Arden Street & Chesterfield Parade, Clovelly, NSW 2031
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Cnr Arden Street & Chesterfield ParadeClovellyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

School playground with representative planting and characteristics of the Inter-War period. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 05 Feb 00
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Construction years: 1921-1940
Physical description: Typical school playground from c.1920's, of bitumen (asphalt) surface. Significant trees include two Moreton Bay figs (somewhat lopped), about 15m high by 20m spread. In north-west corner of site, from c.1920's. Similar tree on south-east corner. Two fine spreading Hills figs in centre of playground to 15m height by 20m spread.
Current use: School
Former use: School

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 cultural significance
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of landscape 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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  06 Dec 96   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1991L49/2043Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620353

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