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Victorian Terrace

Item details

Name of item: Victorian Terrace
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Location: Lat: -33.8578300794 Long: 151.2019997620
Primary address: 56, 58, 60 Bettington 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 LOT92 DP1063867
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
56, 58, 60 Bettington StreetMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
WJD Properties Pty LtdPrivate 

Statement of significance:

The building makes a significant contibution to the streetscape of the immediate area owing to the sweeping curve of the facade at the corner of Bettington and Merriman Streets.

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: Victorian two storey terrace, painted stuccoed wall finish. 4*1 bedroom units are listed at this address. Storeys: 2 Construction: Painted stuccoed rendered masonry, corrigated galvanised iron roof, timber verandah. Painted timber joinery. Style: Victorian
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Current use: Residence
Former use: Shop and Residence


Historical notes: Original buildings constructed c.1870. This site was redeveloped in the mid 1980's keeping existing Vicotorian terraces at 56,58 & 60 Bettington Street and incorporating them into new development on the corner of Bettington Street and Rodens Lane and further along Rhodens Lane for one bedroom units. 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
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 44-48 Merriman St, 56-60 Bettington St and 62 Bettington St Oct 5 2016

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0092202 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     
Local Environmental Plan 107703 Apr 92 0422469
Local Environmental PlanCSH LEP 4 07 Apr 00   

Study details

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

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenGML Heritage201644-48 Merriman St - 56-60 Bettington St & 62 Bettington Street - Conservation Management Plan

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045096

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