Heritage

House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 11 Victoria Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11 Victoria StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

There are a number of stone houses in Isabella Street, Blenheim and Birrell Streets. Dowd considers that they may date back to the 1850's as he is taking much of his information (without acknowledgement) from the 1924 articles by Major Johnston, who had access to older informants, this date is probably substantially correct. All of these houses have archaeological potential, particularly in areas of backyards, wells and privies in which household refuse was discarded. This is a rather grander house than the ones mentioned above, even though it too is in an area of light industry. Like the houses in the other streets, it is made of fine stone and has chimney pots which may well be original. It is two storeyed and fully symmetrical with three French windows on the upper storey, opening on to the verandah.
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: 1890-1890
Physical description: There are a number of stone houses in Isabella Street, Blenheim and Birrell Streets. Dowd considers that they may date back to the 1850's as he is taking much of his information (without acknowledgement) from the 1924 articles by Major Johnston, who had access to older informants, this date is probably substantially correct. All of these houses have archaeological potential, particularly in areas of backyards, wells and privies in which household refuse was discarded. This is a rather grander house than the ones mentioned above, even though it too is in an area of light industry. Like the houses in the other streets, it is made of fine stone and has chimney pots which may well be original. It is two storeyed and fully symmetrical with three French windows on the upper storey, opening onto the verandah.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria e)
[Research potential]
This item is of archaeological significance
Integrity/Intactness: Substantially intact (exterior)
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 Study1990A14Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620408


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