Shop | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Item details

Name of item: Shop
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Retail and Wholesale
Category: Shop
Primary address: 281 Old South Head Road, Bondi, NSW 2026
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
281 Old South Head RoadBondiWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
O'Brien StreetBondiWaverley  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of Spanish Mission style shopfront. Attractively set on prominent corner site. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 31 Oct 99
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Construction years: 1915-1945
Physical description: Spanish Mission style shopfront on prominent corner site. Fully rendered with decorative mouldings to parapet. Feature element over entry on corner splay. Urns on corners. Typical details include cordova tiles and excellent shield to parapet. Many minor alterations to detail including glazing, aluminium hoods and sign. Otherwise good. Could be a refurbishment of an older building.
Current use: Shop
Former use: Shop

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Commerce-Activities relating to buying, selling and exchanging goods and services (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of architectural, aesthetic and streetscape/landscape significance.
Integrity/Intactness: Substantiallly 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 Study198920/4 - 0219Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620234

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