Heritage

Radio Telephone Tower

Item details

Name of item: Radio Telephone Tower
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Postal and Telecommunications
Category: Television or Radio Mast /Tower
Primary address: 50 Botany Street (rear), Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
50 Botany Street (rear)WaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Telecom Australia radio telephone terminal, said to be located on the highest point of the municipality, and a major landmark. Significant techologically and a symbol of Waverley's place in the communications network. The tower is 82m high and supports radio systems for telephone, television and data services.
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: 1945-1945
Current use: Telephone Tower
Former use: Telephone Tower

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Communication-Activities relating to the creation and conveyance of information (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria e)
[Research potential]
This item is of scientific significance
Integrity/Intactness: Substantiallly 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 Study1990A46Perumal 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: 2620425


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