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Item details

Name of item: Building
Type of item: Built
Location: Lat: -33.8574147154 Long: 151.2060653750
Primary address: 75, 77 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
LOT61 DP1062077
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
75, 77 Lower Fort StreetMillers PointSydneySt PhilipCumberlandPrimary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Department of HousingState Government21 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

This building is a 1920s infill development

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: A 1920's face brick and render trim two storey shop with residence over. Upper storey has three double hung, nine panel sash windows with transom lights above. Roof concealing pediment. Storeys: 2 Construction: Facebrick, face render trim, corrugated galvanised iron roof. Painted timber joinery. Style: Inter-War Georgian Revival
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
External: Good
Modifications and dates: External: Awning modified. Threshold replaced.
Current use: Residence/Shop
Former use: Residence/Shop

History

Historical notes: Millers Point is one of the earliest areas of European settlement in Australia, and a focus for maritime activities. This building was constructed in the 1920s as an infill development. 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
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 0084402 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     
Local Environmental PlanCSH LEP 4 07 Apr 00   

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenTropman & Tropman Architects2012Conservation Management Plan - 75-77 Lower Fort Street, Millers Point

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045659


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