Charing Cross

Item details

Name of item: Charing Cross
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Location: Lat: -33.9002770246 Long: 151.2524372610
Primary address: 11 Victoria Street, Waverley, NSW 2024
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTA DP947094
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11 Victoria StreetWaverleyWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated

Statement of significance:

Built in the 1860's it is one of the earliest buildings in the Waverley area.
Date significance updated: 25 May 06
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.


Construction years: 1860-1860
Physical description: The building comprises a two storey structure with central hallway and two storey verandah. Little of the original internal fabric remains.
Modifications and dates: 1985 - Façade restoration work carried out by Stonehill Restorations under the supervision of David Sheedy, Architect.
Former use: Pre-School


Historical notes: Built in the 1860's it is one of the earliest buildings in the Waverley area.

In consultation with the Heritage branch the rear of the building was altered to accommodate a professional child minding centre. The front of the house and upstairs was used as a private residence.

In 1984 the then owner applied to the Heritage Council for financial assistance to restore the facade. A $ for $ amount of $30,000 was provided and the work completed in 1985. One of the conditions attached to the assistance was the making of a Permament Conservation Order which was placed over the property 11 April 1986.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-

Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workStandard Exemptions SCHEDULE OF STANDARD EXEMPTIONS
Notice of Order Under Section 57 (2) of the Heritage Act 1977

I, the Minister for Planning, pursuant to subsection 57(2) of the Heritage Act 1977, on the recommendation of the Heritage Council of New South Wales, do by this Order:

1. revoke the Schedule of Exemptions to subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act made under subsection 57(2) and published in the Government Gazette on 22 February 2008; and

2. grant standard exemptions from subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act 1977, described in the Schedule attached.

Minister for Planning
Sydney, 11 July 2008

To view the schedule click on the Standard Exemptions for Works Requiring Heritage Council Approval link below.
Sep 5 2008

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0044902 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - Permanent Conservation Order - former 0044911 Apr 86 601615
Heritage Act - s.130 Order - Lapsed  12 Oct 79 1405125

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Tourism 2007Charing Cross Heritage Walk View detail
Written 1985Branch Manager's Report No. 407/85 of 8 November 1985
TourismAttraction Homepage2007Charing Cross Heritage Walk View detail

Note: internet links may be to web pages, documents or images.

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045037
File number: S90/04802 & HC 33057

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