Heritage

European Rock Carvings

Item details

Name of item: European Rock Carvings
Type of item: Archaeological-Terrestrial
Group/Collection: Monuments and Memorials
Category: Other - Monuments & Memorials
Primary address: Williams Reserve/Golf Course, North Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Williams Reserve/Golf CourseNorth BondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

These carvings acquired some notoriety as a result of Hargraves' attempt to read them as remains of a Spanish exploration group (DTH Section 1). They are best understood as the personal expression of the quarrymen working at nearby Murriverie Quarry.
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: Reserve
Former use: Rock Carvings/Reserve

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
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 Study1990A57Perumal 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: 2620434


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