Heritage

Street Trees & Road Design

Item details

Name of item: Street Trees & Road Design
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Parks, Gardens and Trees
Category: Tree groups - street
Primary address: Cuthbert Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Cuthbert StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good local example of Federation period street layout and planting. Palm trees set in wide median are distinct period elements and visually dominant in the streetscape. 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: 1891-1920
Physical description: Street layout with central median from the Federation period (c.1910). East of Bourke Street. Row of mature Canary Island palm trees (seven) from period c.1920. Up to 12m high and set in fine cambered median grassed area, 10m wide. Median edged with concrete kerb. Section of stone walling retaining upper level of split carriageway (west of Bourke Street). Possibly from same period.
Current use: Trees and road design
Former use: Trees and road design

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Land tenure-Activities and processes for identifying forms of ownership and occupancy of land and water, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item is of cultural significance
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of streetscape/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.

Listings

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

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1991L36/2033Perumal 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: 2620367


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