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Item details

Name of item: Cottages
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 101-119 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
101-119 Old South Head RoadBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Excellent row of attached Federation cottages. Not significantly altered as far as overall row is concerned. Very few rows of such length survive in as good condition. Important streetscape contribution. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 31 Oct 99
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Construction years: 1890-1915
Physical description: Good Federation row of attached cottages. Iron roofed verandahs, separated by parapet wing walls. Many alterations to individual houses but row essentially intact overall. Alterations include concrete roof tiles, and painting of brick (Nos. 105 and 115). All retain original verandah timberwork, gablets over, and palisade fencing. Some retain original slate roof. Gablets in roughcast with decorative timber infill. Timberwork to verandahs is especially good. Good brick and moulded chimneys.
Current use: Dwelling houses
Former use: Dwelling houses


Historical notes: First appear in Sands Directory in 1907. The houses were known by the following names until the 1920's: No. 101: "Juliette"; No. 103: "Derwent"; No. 105: Bellrive"; No. 107: "Huon"; No. 109: "Beltana" No. 111: "Sorell"; No. 113: "Tamar"; No. 115: "Deloraine"; No. 117: "Burnie"; No. 119: "Zeehan".

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]
This item is of historical significance.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of architectural; aesthetic and streetscape significance.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
This item is of social 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  26 Oct 12   
Local Environmental Plan  06 Dec 96   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study199032/3 - 0215Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620230

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