430-444 Wattle Street, Ultimo. Sydney, New South Wales

These sandstone terraces probably date back to the early 1860s, probably when new buildng codes were introduced for high party walls.  The row of eight houses are quite Georgian in their layout, even though they feature the Victorian cast iron lacework (albeit restrained) including balustrade, brackets and short fringe on the upper level and brackets (some missing) and palisade fences at ground level.

Terrace Houses: 430-444 Wattle Street, Ultimo. Sydney, New South Wales. Photo by:Michael Gardner

Terrace Houses: 430-444 Wattle Street, Ultimo. Sydney, New South Wales.

Built right up to the street, the corrugated roofline continues to the verandah.  The party walls continue up above the roofline undecorated and the chimneys are also very Georgian, quite square and plain.  French doors provide access to the upper verandah, while the doors and windows at ground level are quite plain.  Although most of the houses in the row feature the original ashlar, some have unfortunately been rendered over.

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  • Lesley Poker: Built in 1874. Originally built by a John Watson ( very wealthy) who built the one next door for his...
  • Anne: Thanks for your comment. We own one of these terraces and would be interested in any info you have.
  • Kate Van Dyck: Love this photo. One off my GG Grandfather’s lived in No 21 and died at that address. So...
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