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Terrace Duplexes

Item details

Name of item: Terrace Duplexes
Type of item: Built
Location: Lat: -33.8602934258 Long: 151.2031134290
Primary address: 38-72 High 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
LOT10 DP739194
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
38-72 High StreetMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
 Private 
 Private 
 Private 
 Private 
 Private 
 Private 
 Private 
 Private 
242 Capital Pty LtdPrivate 
288 Capital Pty LtdPrivate 
Concord Rise Millers Pty LtdPrivate 
Department of HousingState Government21 Oct 98
Willow Land Group Pty LtdPrivate 
ZC Lucky Pty LtdPrivate 

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 by the Sydney Harbour Trust.

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: These large terraces feature elaborate timber verandahs with ornamental brackets in the Federation style. Usually, accommodation consists of either two or three bedroom units on both the ground and first floors. Access to the first floor is shared by two units via stairs off the street. To either side of the stairwell are the entrances to the lower units. This end terrace is marked by a low, hipped roof tower above the street facade, featuring timber battens, painted fibro cement and finials at the ends of the ridge line. Storeys: 2 Construction: Face brick walls, tiled roof, some corrigated galvanised iron, chimneys, timber verandahs. Painted timber joinery. Style: Federation
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

History

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
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
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 46, 46a, 48 and 48a High Street, Millers Point Nov 4 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 42, 42A, 44, 44A High Street. Millers Point (as part of 38-72 High St) Nov 4 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 50, 50A, 52 and 52A High Street, Millers Point. Nov 22 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 54, 54A, 56 and 56A High Street, Millers Point. Nov 22 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 38, 38A, 40 & 40A High Street, Millers Point Nov 30 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 58, 58A, 60 & 60A High Street, Millers Point Dec 20 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 66, 66A, 68 & 68A High Street, Millers Point. Dec 20 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 62, 62A, 64 & 64A High Street, Millers Point Dec 21 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 70-72A High Street, Millers Point Aug 10 2017

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0091902 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

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenRobertson & Hindmarch Pty-138-72 High Street, Millers Point - Conservation Management Plans - 8 CMPs

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045221
File number: H03/00202


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