Terraces | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Item details

Name of item: Terraces
Type of item: Built
Location: Lat: -33.8574550892 Long: 151.2023361890
Primary address: 27a, 29a, 31a, 33, 35a Dalgety Terrace, Millers Point, NSW 2000
Parish: St Philip
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Sydney
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Metropolitan
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
PART LOT103 DP1129795
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
27a, 29a, 31a, 33, 35a Dalgety TerraceMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address
27, 29, 31, 33, 35 Dalgety TerraceMillers PointSydney  Alternate Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
288 Pty LtdPrivate 
NSW Land and Housing CorporationState Government21 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

This terrace is one of a group of early twentieth century workmen's terraces built as part of the post plague redevelopment.

It is part of the Millers Point Conservation Area, an intact residential and maritime precinct. It contains residential buildings and civic spaces dating from the 1830's and is an important example of C19th adaptation of the landscape.
Date significance updated: 23 Nov 00
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Physical description: These large terraces feature elaborate timber verandahs with ornamental brackets in the Federation style. Also, they have teracotta Marsailles roofs. The terrace consists of a two bedroom units on both the ground floor and the first floor. The stairs leading to the upper units are generally shared by two units, with the entry to the lower units directly to the sides of them. Storeys: 2 Construction: Facebrick walls, tiled roof, timber verandah and balustrading. Style: Federation
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: Millers Point is one of the earliest areas of European settlement in Australia, and a focus for maritime activities. These are a group of early twentieth century workman's terraces built c.1911as part of the post plague redevelopment by the Sydney Harbour Trust. First tenanted by Department of Housing in 1986.

Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workStandard Exemptions SCHEDULE OF STANDARD EXEMPTIONS
Notice of Order Under Section 57 (2) of the Heritage Act 1977

I, the Minister for Planning, pursuant to subsection 57(2) of the Heritage Act 1977, on the recommendation of the Heritage Council of New South Wales, do by this Order:

1. revoke the Schedule of Exemptions to subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act made under subsection 57(2) and published in the Government Gazette on 22 February 2008; and

2. grant standard exemptions from subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act 1977, described in the Schedule attached.

Minister for Planning
Sydney, 11 July 2008

To view the schedule click on the Standard Exemptions for Works Requiring Heritage Council Approval link below.
Sep 5 2008

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0092302 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     
Local Environmental PlanCSH LEP 4 07 Apr 00   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Department of Housing s170 Register1998 Brooks & Associates  Yes

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Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5000844

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