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Nurses Memorial Chapel

Item details

Name of item: Nurses Memorial Chapel
Type of item: Built
Primary address: Anzac Parade, Little Bay, NSW 2036
Parish: BOTANY
Local govt. area: Randwick
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Anzac ParadeLittle BayRandwickBOTANYCUMBERLANDPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Ministry of HealthState Government20 Jul 05

Statement of significance:

Forms a part of the significant buildings group comprising the Prince Henry Hospital Precinct.
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Physical description: Single storey buiding.
Construction: Face brick with concrete tile and metal deck roof.
Further information: Recommended conservation strategy: As per Preliminary Heritage and Conservation Register - Eastern AHS. Requires reasonable care to protect external architectural integrity and the character of key internal spaces and structural systems.
Current use: Chapel
Former use: Chapel


Historical notes: The 1967 Nurses' Memorial Chapel was destroyed by fire. Present building rebuilt to original plans in 1982. Freestanding stone cross built of stone from the original hospital gate house; demolished c1950.
Refer to Prince Henry Hospital for site history.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Health-Activities associated with preparing and providing medical assistance and/or promoting or maintaining the well being of humans (none)-

Recommended management:

Refer to Preliminary Heritage and Conservation Register - Eastern AHS


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage registerDep. Of Health s.170 Register    

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenSchwager Brooks and Partners Pty Ltd Study

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: State Government
Database number: 3540150

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