Shops | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Item details

Name of item: Shops
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Retail and Wholesale
Category: Shop
Location: Lat: -33.8585568520 Long: 151.2029865170
Primary address: 1, 3, 5, 7 Argyle Place, 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
PART LOT1 DP739194
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1, 3, 5, 7 Argyle PlaceMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
NSW Land and Housing CorporationState Government21 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

An interesting example of early 20th Century commercial and residential development being part of the-post plague redevelopment, very important to the streetscape of Millers Point.

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: Two storey, shops with residences over. Built c.1910 in the Federation style this forms part of a group located in a conservation area and is important to the streetscape. Storeys: 2 Construction: Face brick walls and chimneys, slate roof to main body of building with corrugated galvanised iron verandah roofs. Parapets are painted pebble dash. Style: Federation
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Modifications and dates: External: Verandahs at top floor filled in, some sash windows recently renewed. - Last inspected: 19/02/95
Current use: Shop


Historical notes: Part of an interesting group of terrace/shops, two storey construction with interesting hip roofed bay projections built 1910. Constructed post plague, this Federation structure forms part of an important streetscape element. It is recognised as having quality attributes. First tenanted by Department of Housing 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

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0086302 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

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Database number: 5045557

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