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Wallace and Brady Streets Precinct

Item details

Name of item: Wallace and Brady Streets Precinct
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Other - Residential Buildings (private)
Primary address: 1-43 & 2-30 Wallace Street, Burwood, NSW 2134
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Burwood
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1-43 & 2-30 Wallace StreetBurwoodBurwoodConcordCumberlandPrimary Address
1-31 & 2A-24 Brady StreetCroydonBurwoodConcordCumberlandDuplicate Address
36-50 Paisley RoadCroydonBurwoodConcordCumberlandDuplicate Address
1A-5 & 2-10 Clifton AvenueBurwoodBurwoodConcordCumberlandDuplicate Address
35-43 Fitzroy StreetCroydonBurwoodConcordCumberlandDuplicate Address

Statement of significance:

Wallace and Brady Streets Precinct is of local significance for its diverse architectural character and illustrates the subdivision pattern of the larger estates. It enhanced by attractive street planting and contributes significantly to the overall residential quality and amenity.
Date significance updated: 27 Dec 01
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Physical description: This residential precinct comprises housing from early Victorian villas to bungalows. Wallace Street displays mixed residential character with small servants' cottages at the southern end, number 19 is a Federation house and numbers 3 and 5 are attractive one storey Victorian houses.
Brady Street is comprised of c.1920s bungalows.


Historical notes: The majority of the Wallace and Brady Streets Precinct was once part of the Cintra Estate. This estate featured the Victorian mansion Cintra built by Walter Friend in 1863. The house was demolished in 1931. The existing houses in the Precinct were built between the period of 1874 and 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. Suburban Consolidation-


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanWallace & Brady Streets Conservation Area001921 Jul 89 844570
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Burwood Heritage study19863.62Fox & Associates Architects/Planners Sydney  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1250299

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