Heritage

Painted Doors (Waverley Cricket Oval)

Item details

Name of item: Painted Doors (Waverley Cricket Oval)
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Urban Area
Category: Streetscape
Primary address: Waverley Park, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Waverley ParkWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

The pair of double doors of the Cricket Oval's maintenance store have been painted in silver paint, over the blue paint of the wood, in 1980's street style. The ornament is of curving lettering reading WAM USE. WAM is also graffitied in white on black paint between the doors. It is not clear whether this painting has been encouraged by the Oval or whether it is a particularly elegant piece of vandalism. At any rate it is distinctive and has a certain decorative quality because of the good proportions of the letters and the use of silver paint (not clear in this photograph).
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-
Current use: Door
Former use: Door

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
8. Culture-Developing cultural institutions and ways of life Sport-Activities associated with organised recreational and health promotional activities (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 Study1990A68Perumal 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: 2990032


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