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Item details

Name of item: Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Bungalow
Location: Lat: -34 02 20 Long: 150 42 07
Primary address: 3 Menangle Road, Camden, NSW 2570
Parish: CAMDEN
County: CAMDEN
Local govt. area: Camden
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTB DP380005
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
3 Menangle RoadCamdenCamdenCAMDENCAMDENPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of a Californian Bungalow. Forms part of an important streetscape of Menangle Road.
Date significance updated: 11 Jul 02
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Builder/Maker: Harry Willis
Physical description: Single storey brick federation cottage with brick chimneys, second storey attic addition and lead light windows. The cottage has a verandah on two sides with a stuccoed panel and brick columns to the front with masonry piers. The cottage has a timber picket fence and timber ball topped posts.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
The cottage is in good condition.
Date condition updated:28 May 02
Modifications and dates: Rear roof used for attic conversion, side verandah enclosed, rear second storey addition with verandah and wall.
Current use: Beauty Parlour
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: Substantial house built for W. Rapley, who erected a number of Camden houses for investment but occupied this one.

1930's building.

Assessment of significance

Integrity/Intactness: The house retains good integrity and intactness.
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:

Conserve and maintain significant fabric.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanCamden LEP 2010I3803 Sep 10   
Heritage study     

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1280073

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