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Original Shopfront Façade

Item details

Name of item: Original Shopfront Façade
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Retail and Wholesale
Category: Shop
Primary address: 104 -106 New Canterbury Road, Petersham, NSW 2049
Local govt. area: Marrickville
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
104 -106 New Canterbury RoadPetershamMarrickville  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This shop interior is representative of the shop interiors which were constructed during the c1930s.
Date significance updated: 23 Apr 99
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Physical description: The ornate moulded plaster ceiling, cornices and architraves are extant. The original opening to the rear of the shop has also been retained. This opening has carved wooden columns. The original tiling to the floor of the front entrance and the original door is still in place.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Fair to good
Date condition updated:23 Apr 99
Modifications and dates: The floor has recently been tiled and modern lighting has been suspended from a lattice on the roof to avoid interfering with the original ceiling. Otherwise, there are minor modifications.
Further information: Draft
Current use: Offices/ Retail
Former use: Retail

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
SHR Criteria g)
Integrity/Intactness: This shop interior is reasonably intact and retains a sense 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


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Within a conservation area on an LEPwithin draft cons. area Marrickville LEP 2001    
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Marrickville Heritage Study19860.33Fox and Associates  No
Marrickville Heritage Study Review19972030254Tropman & 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: 2030254
File number: 0.33

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