Terrace | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Item details

Name of item: Terrace
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Location: Lat: -33.8577680845 Long: 151.2065610380
Primary address: 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 Trinity Avenue, 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
LOT1 DP1205023
LOT2 DP1205023
LOT3 DP1205023
LOT4 DP1205023
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
14, 16, 18, 20, 22 Trinity AvenueMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
 Private15 Sep 15
Department of HousingState Government21 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

This 1880's terrace house represents a significant streetscape element.

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: 18 May 17
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Physical description: Two storey late Victorian terrace with two bedrooms. Two storey timber balcony with iron lace balustrading. French doors to upper storey balcony, sloping sill to ground floor window. False windows with shutters to upper storey. Storeys: 2 Construction: Painted brick walls stone base, corrugated galvanised iron roof. Painted timber joinery. Style: Victorian Filigree
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Modifications and dates: External: Timber brackets removed.
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. This group of terrace houses was built late in the 1880s, as the long boom was nearing its end. First tenanted by Department of Housing in 1982.

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 endorsement18-22 Trinity Avenue, Millers Point Jun 30 2015
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 16 Trinity Avenue, Millers Point Apr 28 2016
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for endorsementCMP for 14-16 Trinity Avenue, Millers Point. Mar 2 2017

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0091102 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
WrittenClive Lucas, Stapleton and Partners Pty201518-22 Trinity Ave, Millers Point - Conservation Management Plan
WrittenLucas Stapleton Johnson and Partners Pty201714-16 Trinity Ave, Millers Point - Conservation Management Plan

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045236

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