Heritage

Clementson Park & Rotary Playground

Item details

Name of item: Clementson Park & Rotary Playground
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Parks, Gardens and Trees
Category: Other - Parks, Gardens & Trees
Primary address: Ebley Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Ebley StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of park and playground from early Post-War period, c. 1950-65. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 05 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
Physical description: Small urban park displaying layout and planting from the period 1950-65. Prominent location of child care and baby health amenity buildings divide park into two areas. Buildings common for this early Post-War period. Two large Coral trees, to 12m. Typical species of the period. Traditional Council post and rail fence. Rotary playground with monumental entrance feature. Red textured brick with concrete lintel. Play equipment (some items from c. 1960) set in circular and square areas of compacted dolerite earth. Confined by concrete edging. Two Hills figs to 9m, from c. 1965.
Current use: Park and playground
Former use: Park and playground

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 a)
[Historical significance]
This item is of cultural significance.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of streetscape/landscape significance.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
This item is of social significance.
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
This item is of rarity value.
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 Study L67/2056(not stated)  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: 2990020


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