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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Primary address: 18 Lavender Street, Lavender Bay, NSW 2060
Local govt. area: North Sydney
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
18 Lavender StreetLavender BayNorth Sydney  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Intact subdivision of the early twentieth century utilising terrace housing and the creation of a private access road. Interesting contrasts between one and two-storey designs. Pleasantly consistent group in the vicinity notable for its variety of building types. Strong village atmosphere which relates well to churches and parks nearby. See Group Card NSHS0386

Heritage Inventory sheets are often not comprehensive, and should be regarded as a general guide only. Inventory sheets are based on information available, and often do not include information on landscape significance, interiors or the social history of sites and buildings. Inventory sheets are updated by Council as further information becomes available. An inventory sheet with little information may simply indicate that there has been no building work done to the item recently: it does not mean that items are not significant. Further research is always recommended as part of preparation of development proposals for heritage items, and is necessary in preparation of Heritage Impact Assessments and Conversation Management Plans, so that the significance of heritage items can be fully assessed prior to submitting development applications.
Date significance updated: 17 Dec 12
Note: The State Heritage Inventory provides information about heritage items listed by local and State government agencies. The State Heritage Inventory is continually being updated by local and State agencies as new information becomes available. Read the OEH copyright and disclaimer.

Description

Physical description: One of a terrace of eight two-storey brick houses (nos. 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 Lavender Street) with gabled slate roof, arranged in symmetrical pairs, with a projecting gable end over the party wall of each pair and verandahs to both floors of each house. Gable ends are rough-cast rendered with a single central string course of moulded stucco. Verandah treatments vary between houses and originality in this regard is difficult to discern. Generally, balustrades are of timber with spandrels and ground floor valences of timber shingles. Each house is double-fronted, with a recessed entrance bay and a verandah bay. Some verandahs are cantilevered, others on posts. The building is set on the ridge above the roadway with ground level garages to each house and the front garden extending over the garage roof.This building is designed in the Federation Queen Anne style.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Minor Alteration
Modifications and dates: Verandahs modified and some infilled.
Further information: 1-13, 2-14 Wilona Avenue, North Sydney
Former use: State Themes: Urban settlements. Building styles.

History

Historical notes: See also Group Card NSHS0386

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
This item is assessed as aesthetically rare locally.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
This item is assessed as historically representative locally. This item is assessed as aesthetically representative regionally. This item is assessed as socially representative regionally.
Integrity/Intactness: _
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 I033502 Aug 13   
Within a conservation area on an LEP     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
North Sydney Heritage Study Review19931677Tony Brassil, Robert Irving, Chris Pratten, Conybeare MorrisonTB May 1992 Yes

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: 2181677


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