Heritage

Front Gardens

Item details

Name of item: Front Gardens
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Parks, Gardens and Trees
Category: Garden House
Primary address: 18-34 Brisbane Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
18-34 Brisbane StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Intact group of Victorian fences and front gardens to Italianate terrace. Becoming rare for the Waverley Council area. Streetscape value. 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: 1851-1890
Physical description: Seven fine cast iron front fences and small front gardens from the Victorian period, c.1890. All cast iron fences on masonry plinths are intact. Divide fencing in either cast iron or smooth rendered masonry. Gardens include steps up to verandahs and some fine Moravian tesselated tiling. Planting generally in keeping with the period, including frangipani, ferns, climbers and daisies.
Current use: Garden
Former use: Garden

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 a)
[Historical significance]
This item is of cultural significance
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of streetscape/landscape significance
Integrity/Intactness: Substantialliy 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 Study1990L27/2025Perumal 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: 2620375


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