Heritage

Street Trees

Item details

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

Statement of significance:

Avenue planting of 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: 1915-1945
Physical description: Notable avenue of Port Jackson fig trees (Ficus rubiginosa) to 8m high. Somewhat lopped under wires etc. Difficult to assess age, but most likely between 40-60 years old. Trees unusually set within carriageway in semi-circular, concrete edged beds. Species generally consistent but occasional Hill's fig included. Smaller callistemon at southern end of street.
Date condition updated:05 Feb 00
Current use: Trees
Former use: Trees

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)-

Listings

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

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1991L34/2031Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620368


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