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Item details

Name of item: Building
Type of item: Built
Location: Lat: -33.8574794802 Long: 151.2058198150
Primary address: 90 Windmill Street, 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 LOT1 DP1007570
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
90 Windmill StreetMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
 Private 

Statement of significance:

Of environmental significance for its contribution to an architecturally diverse and historically important residential streetscape. Of historical significance as physical evidence of the development of the area with a diverse range of terrace style housing in the mid-late 19th century. (Sydney City Council 1989)

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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Description

Physical description: Located within the Millers Point historic district. (Sydney City Council 1989)

A flush fronted house built on the street alignment and has a dentilled brick parapet like No. 82. Unfortunately the front door has been replaced. (D.Sheedy 1978)
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
A fine early Millers Point group of dwellings with shop that remain little changed externally and which serve to create a fine 19th century stepped streetscape. (D.Sheedy 1978)
Modifications and dates: External joinery replaced in a traditional style. Facade re-rendered and painted. (Anglin 1990:1022)

The front door has been replaced. (D.Sheedy 1978)
Further information: In process of sale to private purchaser.
Current use: Residential
Former use: Residential

History

Historical notes: A group of six Colonial Georgian style buildings built in the 1850s of stuccoed brick with twelve pane shuttered windows, pitched slate roofs behind parapets and all two bays wide except the cottage, which is three bays. (D.Sheedy 1978)

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Of historical significance as physical evidence of the development of the area with a diverse range of terrace style housing in the mid-late 19th century. (Sydney City Council 1989)
Further research required.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Of environmental significance for its contribution to an architecturally diverse and historically important residential streetscape. (Sydney City Council 1989)
Further research required.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
Further research required.
SHR Criteria e)
[Research potential]
Further research required.
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.

Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workStandard Exemptions SCHEDULE OF STANDARD EXEMPTIONS
HERITAGE ACT 1977
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.

FRANK SARTOR
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

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0084702 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     
Local Environmental PlanCSH LEP 4 07 Apr 00   

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5001004


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