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Edwardian Terrace

Item details

Name of item: Edwardian Terrace
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Terrace
Location: Lat: -33.8577302027 Long: 151.2022643870
Primary address: 66, 68 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
LOT102 DP1129795
LOT1 DP59497


The curtilage boundary extends over the footpaths all the way to the kerb on all three sides of the terrace pair. The boundary at the front of the terrace pair intrudes onto the footpath to include the front steps.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
66, 68 Bettington StreetMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated

Statement of significance:

This is one of a pair of fine Edwardian terraces, constructed c.1900 with original external detailing intact.

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: Fine three bedroom Edwardian terrace with tiled verandah, coloured glass windows, slate roof and timber and cast iron verandahs. Storeys: 2 Construction: Painted rendered masonry walls, slate roof, with timber and cast iron verandah. Painted timber joinery. Style: Edwardian
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Modifications and dates: External: Chimney pots missing, some exterior roof repairs - Last inspected: 19/02/95
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. 1885 Trig. survey shows earlier single residence with front verandah on this site. 1900 Resumption plans show vacant site owned by Bridget Carinan. Pair of Edwardian terraces built here soon after and today they are mostly intact. 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 66 Bettington Street Millers Point Oct 20 2016

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0084802 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  21 Mar 78   

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenGML Heritage201666 Bettington Street, Millers Point - Conservation Management Plan

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Data source

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Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045418

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