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Federation Cottages

Item details

Name of item: Federation Cottages
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 1-7 Derby Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050
Local govt. area: Marrickville
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1-7 Derby StreetCamperdownMarrickville  Primary Address
Denison StreetCamperdownMarrickville  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

A relatively intact group of two pairs of semi-detatched housing representative of the Federation period. They contribute positively to the urban pattern and streetscape of area.
Date significance updated: 17 Oct 01
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Physical description: Two semis which are constructed of brick with corrugated iron roofs and gables. The stairs to the front door are generally tiled. The front door has a highlight window. The front verandahs have wrought iron frieze work. There is a palisade fence to the street front.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Fair to good
Date condition updated:18 Mar 99
Modifications and dates: Other than number 5, the semis show several modifications including the alterations to openings, rendering to the facade, removal of chimneys, tiling to the roof, retiling to the stairs and the verandah, additions to the rear and second storey to No.7.
Current use: Residential

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
SHR Criteria g)
Integrity/Intactness: No.5 is relatively intact and retains a most of it's integrity. As a group, the terraces are relatively intact but have lost a degree of their significance due to modifications.
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 works and conservation.


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 Study Review19972030319Tropman & Tropman Architects1997-1999 Yes

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2030319

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