3-9 High Street, Millers Point

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3-9 High Street, Millers Point
High Street, Millers Point 04.jpg
3 and 3a High Street, pictured in 2019.
Location3, 5, 7, 9 High Street, Millers Point, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates33°51′40″S 151°12′12″E / 33.8612°S 151.2033°E / -33.8612; 151.2033Coordinates: 33°51′40″S 151°12′12″E / 33.8612°S 151.2033°E / -33.8612; 151.2033
Builtc. 1911
Architectural style(s)Federation
Official name: Terrace Duplexes
Typestate heritage (built)
Designated2 April 1999
Reference no.918
Typehistoric site
3-9 High Street, Millers Point is located in Sydney
3-9 High Street, Millers Point
Location of 3-9 High Street, Millers Point in Sydney

3-9 High Street, Millers Point are heritage-listed terrace houses located at 3, 5, 7, 9 High 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 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. These are a group of early twentieth century workman's terraces built c. 1911 as part of the post-bubonic plague redevelopment by the Sydney Harbour Trust. First tenanted by Department of Housing in 1986.[1]

Description[edit]

5 and 3 High Street, with the International Towers Sydney development at Barangaroo South in the background, pictured in 2019.

These large terraces feature elaborate timber verandahs with ornamental brackets in the Federation style. Usually, accommodation consists of either two or three bedroom units on both the ground and first floors. Access to the first floor is shared by two units via stairs off the street, to either side of the stairwell are the entrances to the lower units. Storeys: Two; Construction: Face brick walls, tiled roof, some corrigated galvanised iron, chimneys, timber verandahs. Painted timber joinery. Style: Federation.[1]

The external condition of the property is good.

Heritage listing[edit]

As at 23 November 2000, this terrace is one of a group of early twentieth century workmen's terraces built as part of the post-bubonic plague redevelopment by the Sydney Harbour Trust.[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]

3-9 High 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 Duplexes". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00918. Retrieved 13 October 2018.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Brooks & Associates (1998). Department of Housing s170 Register.
  • Robertson & Hindmarsh Pty (2016). 9&9A High Street part of 3-9 High Street, Millers Point - Conservation Management Plan.
  • Robertson & Hindmarsh Pty (2016). 3&3A High Street part of 3-9 High Street, Millers Point - Conservation Management Plan.

Attribution[edit]

CC-BY-icon-80x15.png This Wikipedia article was originally based on Terrace Duplexes, entry number 918 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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