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Timber Federation Period House, including interiors

Item details

Name of item: Timber Federation Period House, including interiors
Other name/s: Timber Edwardian House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 122 Victoria Street, Dulwich Hill, NSW 2203
Local govt. area: Inner West
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
122 Victoria StreetDulwich HillInner West  Primary Address
Little StreetDulwich HillInner West  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Although there are a large number of Federation period cottages in this street the majority were built of brick, and this is one of the best preserved timber cottages in the Municipality. Few cottages of this type have retained this degree of integrity.
Date significance updated: 20 Dec 11
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Physical description: A beautiful detailed Federation period timber cottage with the facade finished to represent cut stone work. The timber detailing includes turned verandah posts, brackets, shallow frieze, awning and gable boarding. The original timber ventilation blind remains to the verandah. Picket fence. There is also a large timber garage shed with a corrugated iron roof.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Poor - Fair
Date condition updated:23 Feb 99
Modifications and dates: 1920's face brick outbuilding added, and the Little Street facade has been newly clad.
Current use: Residence


Historical notes: This area includes a large number of Federation period cottages with some earlier, Victorian houses scattered throughout.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
SHR Criteria f)
Integrity/Intactness: The building is relatively intact and and retains most of its integrity.
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.

Recommended management:

General maintenance and reinstate cladding to the Little Street facade to match the original


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanMarrickville Local Environmental Plan 2001 18 May 01 86 
Local Environmental PlanMarrickville Local Environmental Plan 2011I2612 Dec 11 2011/645 
Within a conservation area on an LEPMarrickville Local Environmental Plan 2001    
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Marrickville Heritage Study19861.41Fox and AssociatesNovember 1984 No
Marrickville Heritage Study Review19972030033Tropman & Tropman Architects1997-1999 Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2030033
File number: 1.41

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