Heritage

Bondi Junction Community Health Centre & Tree

Item details

Name of item: Bondi Junction Community Health Centre & Tree
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Parks, Gardens and Trees
Category: Tree
Primary address: 26 Llandaff Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
26 Llandaff StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Despite some substantial alterations, this building survives as one of the area's notable Late Victorian villas. Special historic interest for its connection with JH Newman of "Llandaff". Magnolia tree from Federation period contributes to the site's aesthetic and historical interest. Streetscape value. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 05 Feb 00
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: 1851-1890
Physical description: Former Victorian villa, substantially altered. Best surviving feature is square tower with original mouldings. Located over original entrance. Canted bay on one side with double verandah on the other. Verandah now fully replaced. Further compromised by additions, nevertheless original form and design still evident and some detail retained. Magnolia tree from c.1910. Imposing remnant tree from former Victorian garden. Mature magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) to 13m high (trunk c.700mm diameter). The only period tree remaining on site, probably c.1910. Tree appears to be in good condition but some lopping is evident.
Current use: Community Health Centre
Former use: Villa

History

Historical notes: Built by JH Newman of nearby "Llandaff", c.1881. First listed in Sands in 1885 and known as "Gladsmuir". Now in community use.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of streetscape/landscape significance
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
This item is of rarity value 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 Study1990L37/0181Perumal 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: 2620365


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