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House of Bodleigh

Item details

Name of item: House of Bodleigh
Other name/s: Rawson Hall
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Location: Lat: -33.8588858211 Long: 151.2038031170
Primary address: 24, 26 Kent 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
LOT100 DP1063868
PART LOT2 DP635367
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
24, 26 Kent StreetMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Department of HousingState Government21 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

This is an interesting two storey brick building, former hall now used as offices, strong brick and stone character presenting solidly to the street.

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 face brick Federation building used as offices. Arched entry to doorway, fanlights over lower door and windows. Roof concealing pediment. Storeys: 2 Construction: Brick and stone walls, corrugated galvanised iron roof. Style: Federation
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Modifications and dates: External: Painted brick on top storey. Fenestration changed. - Last inspected: 21/02/95 Internal: Possible important interiors concealed by later infill. Interesting interior joinery. -
Current use: Offices
Former use: Hall

History

Historical notes: Millers Point is one of the earliest areas of European settlement in Australia, and a focus for maritime activities. Building constructed circa 1900 on vacant land between rows of 1860s terrace housing.

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 0087302 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     
Local Environmental PlanCSH LEP 4 07 Apr 00   
Register of the National Estate  20 Oct 80   

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: 5045277


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