Vermont Terrace | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Vermont Terrace

Item details

Name of item: Vermont Terrace
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Location: Lat: -33.8571773672 Long: 151.2063198890
Primary address: 63, 65 Lower Fort 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
LOT68 DP835795
LOT69 DP835795
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
63, 65 Lower Fort StreetMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
 Private 
Department of HousingState Government21 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

This early Federation polychrome brick terrace house is an important 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: 23 Nov 00
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Description

Physical description: Two storey, four bedroom early Federation face brick house with attic and basement. Steeply pitched trussed timber gable to the street. Tall chimney. Highly decorative brickwork around door and windows, decorative stone sill to ground floor window. Storeys: 2 Construction: Polychrome face brick, slate, cast iron lace, and spear fence. Painted timber joinery. Style: Federation Arts and Crafts
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Modifications and dates: External: External timber work modified.
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. This property is one of a pair of early Federation polychrome brick houses.

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 endorsementConservation Management Plan - 63 Lower Fort Street - by Urbis Dec 22 2015
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for commentCMP by Urbis dated 21.08.18 received for comments Sep 25 2018

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0091002 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
WrittenUrbis201563 Lower Fort Street, 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: 5045242


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