Terrace | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Item details

Name of item: Terrace
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Primary address: 2 Woodstock Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
2 Woodstock StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address
Paul StreetBondi JunctionWaverley  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Would be the best example of a freestanding Late Victorian terrace in the Waverley Council area. Excellent example of the "Boom Style". Essentially intact, with special streetscape value on corner site. Complements No. 1 opposite. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 08 Nov 99
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Construction years: 1890-1915
Physical description: Magnificent freestanding Late Victorian terrace. Two storeys, plus attic in mansard style roof. Unusual, "Juliet" style balcony above ogee balcony roof. Parapet is most impressive for its skyline effect, and elaborate decorative work. Stucco to wing walls and ground floor equally outstanding. Four sets of french doors, each with etched glass skylight and coloured sidelights. Original palisade fence and moulded chimneys, with iron pots. Original lacework to verandah frieze. Balustrade is replacement. May also have lost additional lacework. No other alterations apparent.
Current use: Dwelling house
Former use: Dwelling house


Historical notes: First appears in Sands Directory in 1890, when it was known as "Longsight".

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 and cultural significance.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of architectural, aesthetic, group value 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  06 Dec 96   
Local Environmental Plan  26 Oct 12   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study199031/2 - 0302Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620316

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