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Trees, Davidson High School

Item details

Name of item: Trees, Davidson High School
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Landscape - Natural
Category: Flora species site or area
Primary address: Pound Avenue, Davidson, NSW 2085
Local govt. area: Warringah
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Pound AvenueDavidsonWarringah  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

An area which has scientific & aesthetic significance, being representative of the natural plateau vegetation which existed in the area. Historically provides evidence of the greater awareness of environment in the design of educational establishments.
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Physical description: Retained remnant vegetation which provides a screen and buffer around the Davidson High School. Vegetation is dominanted by Eucalypt species.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Environment - cultural landscape-Activities associated with the interactions between humans, human societies and the shaping of their physical surroundings (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Historically provides evidence of the greater awareness of environment in the design of educational establishments.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
The area has high scientific and aesthetic significance dominated by Eucalypt species providing a screen and buffer to the school.
SHR Criteria g)
Representative of natural plateau vegetation that once existed througout the area.
Integrity/Intactness: High - natural vegetation evident.
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.

Recommended management:

Significance of the vegetation on the school site should be recognised by statutory heritage listing.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanWarringah LEP 2011I3709 Dec 11   
Local Environmental Plan 1673805 Dec 00   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Warringah Heritage Study200116738 Major Local SignificanceWarringah Council  No

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Written  Field inspection only

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2610087

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