Heritage

Garden Trees & Fence

Item details

Name of item: Garden Trees & Fence
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Parks, Gardens and Trees
Category: Other - Parks, Gardens & Trees
Primary address: 17 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
17 Old South Head RoadBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Garden trees of considerable streetscape value at the western entry to Bondi Junction. Trees combine with surviving palisade fence from the Late Victorian period. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 07 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: Former Victorian front garden to existing two storey Victorian house. The fine cast iron picket fence, gate and masonry plinth are all that survive of the original. The trees, existing on this site from c.1965, make a major contribution to the streetscape, and the entry to Bondi Junction from the west. Species include multi-trunk Camphor laurel in north-west corner (to 13m high) and Peppercorn in north-east corner to 8m high).
Current use: Trees and fence
Former use: Trees and fence

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
Integrity/Intactness: Substantially intact (fence); altered sympathetically (trees)
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 Study1991L33/2030Perumal 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: 2620369


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