Heritage

Gregory Memorial Fountain

Item details

Name of item: Gregory Memorial Fountain
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Parks, Gardens and Trees
Category: Fountain
Primary address: Cricket Oval, Waverley Park, Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Cricket Oval, Waverley ParkBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Sandstone fountain with ornamental pillar on top of basin. Pillar decorated with bands of foliate carving. Inscription on front reads: "Waverley District Cricket Club. Erected to the memory of Charles W. Gregory by his clubmates and admirers. Nov. 1911". On the three other sides of the fountain basin are later inscriptions reading, on west: "James Webb accidently killed 30.1.65", on north "Victor Jackson accidently killed 30.1.65", on east: "Peter Fingleton accidently killed 30.1.65", clearly referring to an accident at the club or involving three club members. The word "accidentally" is misspelled each time. This local memorial is of obvious community 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: 1890-1915
Current use: Fountain
Former use: Fountain

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 d)
[Social significance]
This item is of social 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 Study1990A54-55Perumal 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: 2620432


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