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Conjoined Residence

Item details

Name of item: Conjoined Residence
Other name/s: Oakleight
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 24 Albert Street, North Parramatta, NSW 2151
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTA2 DP159573
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
24 Albert StreetNorth ParramattaParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 24 Albert Street, North Parramatta is of significance for Parramatta LGA for historical, aesthetic, and reasons of representativeness. The house is an example of Federation Queen Anne cottage in North Parramatta. The aesthetically appealing house presents as intact when viewed from the street and strongly contributes to the streetscape values.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1917-
Physical description: Single storey Federation house of red brickwork on sandstone foundations with corrugated iron roof topped by brick chimney with terracotta pots. Dark red, tuckpointed, stretcher bond brick walls with sandstone foundations stretch across the front only. Roof is hipped with projecting gable front and small terracotta ventilator in gable, with corrugated iron roofing. Tall brick chimney with stepped corbels and stringline below and two Chinese lantern pots. Front bullnose verandah with hip corner, corrugated iron roof, stop chamfered timber posts, brackets, terminating at projecting gable. Verandah Floor is of tessalated tiles with marble edges. Unusual narrow double-hung sash windows in front elevation have projecting stone sills and high blue brick lintels. Window sills of projecting moulded sandstone. Window arches are stilted, with three rows of end bricks in contrasting dark brown bricks above each window. Pointed timber picket fence with turned posts and matching gate.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item historically significant.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is aesthetically significant
SHR Criteria g)
This item is representative.
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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanAmendment No 2 20 Apr 01 711979

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993014Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240014

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