83-85 Kent Street, Millers Point

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83-85 Kent Street, Millers Point
Kent Street, Millers Point 15.jpg
83-85 Kent Street, pictured in 2019.
Location83, 85 Kent Street, Millers Point, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates33°51′36″S 151°12′12″E / 33.8600°S 151.2034°E / -33.8600; 151.2034Coordinates: 33°51′36″S 151°12′12″E / 33.8600°S 151.2034°E / -33.8600; 151.2034
Architectural style(s)Victorian Italianate
Official name: Terrace
TypeState heritage (built)
Designated2 April 1999
Reference no.879
TypeTerrace
CategoryResidential buildings (private)
83-85 Kent Street, Millers Point is located in Sydney
83-85 Kent Street, Millers Point
Location of 83-85 Kent Street, Millers Point in Sydney

83-85 Kent Street, Millers Point is a heritage-listed former residence and now boarding house located at 83-85 Kent Street, in the inner city Sydney suburb of Millers Point in the City of Sydney local government area of New South Wales, Australia. The property is privately owned and was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.[1]

History[edit]

Millers Point is one of the earliest areas of European settlement in Australia, and a focus for maritime activities; this boarding house was first tenanted by the NSW Department of Housing in 1984.[1]

Description[edit]

One of a pair of two storey with attic rooms and dormer windows; this boarding house contains five bedrooms. It has a curved roofed dormer window, decorative iron lace and frieze to balcony and spear fence balustrade to ground floor. Storeys: Two; Construction: Painted rendered masonry walls, slate roof to main body of house corrigated galvanised iron to balcony roof and rear wing. Decorative iron lace. Painted timber joinery. Style: Victorian Italianate.[1]

The external condition of the property is good.

Heritage listing[edit]

As at 23 November 2000, this is one of a pair of two storey Victorian terraces in good condition.[1]

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 1830s and is an important example of 19th century adaptation of the landscape.[1]

83-85 Kent Street, Millers Point was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Terrace". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00879. Retrieved 13 October 2018.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Brooks & Associates (1998). Department of Housing s170 Register.
  • City Plan Services (2016). 85-87 Kent Street, Millers Point - Conservation Management Plan.
  • Lucas, Stapleton and Partners Pty Ltd (2016). 83 Kent Street, Millers Point - Conservation Management Plan.

Attribution[edit]

CC-BY-icon-80x15.png This Wikipedia article was originally based on Terrace, entry number 879 in the New South Wales State Heritage Register published by the State of New South Wales and Office of Environment and Heritage 2018 under CC-BY 4.0 licence, accessed on 13 October 2018.

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