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Loch Garry

Item details

Name of item: Loch Garry
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Flat
Primary address: 40 Blair Street, Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
40 Blair StreetBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Warners AvenueBondiWaverley  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Superb intact example of 1940's, Spanish Mission style flat building. Special streetscape value on its unusually shaped and prominent corner site. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 04 Oct 99
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Construction years: 1915-1945
Physical description: Spanish Mission style flats, c. 1940. Occupies most of its wedge shaped corner site. Dark brick with restrained decorative brickwork. Outstanding features are characteristic brick parapets, on corner and above main entries. Also of note are glazed feature windows above entries and projecting brick balconies (Warners Avenue façade). Rectangular and arched windows. Survives virtually intact except for concrete roof tiles (not unsympathetic). One of a row of three similarly styled flat buildings, all in good condition.
Further information: Reasons for listing: Historical; architectural; aesthetic; streetscape/landscape.
Current use: Residential flat building.
Former use: Residential flat building.


Historical notes: N/A

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)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Superb intact example of 1940's, Spanish Mission style flat building. Special streetscape value on its unusually shaped and prominent corner site. Local 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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan 20/5 - 004006 Dec 96   
Local Environmental Plan  26 Oct 12   
Heritage studyWaverley Heritage Study1989   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1989 Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Database number: 2620041

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