Heritage

Wooden Cottages

Item details

Name of item: Wooden Cottages
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 3-4 Judges Lane, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
3-4 Judges LaneWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Pair of weatherboard cottages in an area of light industry. Both have been remodelled to some extent; No. 3 (left on photo) seems to have retained an original corrugated iron roof and picket fence, but the side wall and rear of the building have been partly reclad; there is an original ventilator (now filled in) with its metal cover on the side gable. The roof of the verandah and its sides are lined with light planks. Each cottage has a rather large backyard. The survival of such modest homes right beside the busy areas of Bronte Road and Carrington Road is unexpected. While the cottages are not of themselves particularly interesting architecturally, they have high social value as a last survival of a type which must once have been common around Charing Cross. It is difficult to date them without further research but a date in the 1880's-90's seems plausible.
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: 1915-1915
Current use: Dwelling house
Former use: Dwelling house

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
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 Study1990A18Perumal 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: 2620410


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