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Group of Cottages

Item details

Name of item: Group of Cottages
Other name/s: Paragrafx Graphic Design. Group of Cottages
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 Albion Street, Harris Park, NSW 2150
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT152DP415
LOT162DP415
LOT172DP415
LOT182DP415
LOTA DP908056
LOTB DP908056
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
24, 26, 28, 30, 32 Albion StreetHarris ParkParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The group of houses at 24, 26, 28, 30 and 32 Albion Street, Harris Park is of significance for Parramatta LGA for historical and aesthetic reasons and as a representative set of Victorian and Federation cottages readily identifiable as part of the historic building stock in the area. The group makes an important contribution to the streetscape and the Harris Park West conservation area in spite of the unsympathetic developments in the vicinity.
Date significance updated: 01 Mar 02
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Description

Construction years: 1905-
Physical description: Group of cottages in conservation area. A group whose scale, form and materials contributes to the Harris Park Conservation Area. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fabric: Painted brick walls on sandstone plinth at front elevation and corrugated iron roof. Roof Construction: Hip. Verandah: Skillion corrugated iron roof over verandah across front only. Verandah Floor: Sandstone. Verandah Supports: Square metal posts. Verandah Decoration: Window Sill: Sandstone in side elevation. Exterior Doors: Transom lights over four French doors with bolection mould panels below lock rail and glazed panels above across front elevation. (One door is blocked off and 2nd door from left has been replaced as front door. Blocked off door was also French doors.) Fence: Low red texture brick fence with soldier brick coping and wrought iron gate. Garden: Remnants only. Archit Style: Victorian Georgian single-storey attached cottage. Front Door: Transom light over timber with 10 cm wide vertical glazed panel. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fabric: Aluminium clad walls with corrugated iron roof. Roof Construction: Hip with projecting gable front with fibro weatherboards in gable. Chimneys: Rendered brick with cornice decoration. Verandah: Bullnose corrugated iron roof with hip corner over verandah across front to projecting gable. Verandah Floor: Concrete. Verandah Supports: Timber posts stop chamfered with brackets. Verandah Decoration: Wrought iron balustrade and down either side of front steps. Verandah Decoration: Wrought iron balustrade and down either side of front steps. Fence: Flat top timber picket Fence: and gate. Garden: Well kept. Archit Style: Federation single-storey cottage. Front Door: Transom light above five panelled door with three glazed panels above lock rail and timber bollection mould panels below. Awning: Skillion awning with metal brackets. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fabric: Asbestos fibro walls with corrugated iron roof. Roof Construction: Hip with projecting gable with patterned metal gable screen and finial. Chimneys: Two tall brick chimneys with corbels. Verandah: Skillion corrugated iron extending from main roof over verandah across front to projecting gable. Verandah Floor: Pebblecrete. Verandah Supports: Cast Iron decorated flat posts and brackets . Verandah Decoration: Lattice gable screen on tongue and groove balustrade. Verandah Decoration: Lattice gable screen on tongue and groove balustrade. Fence: Aluminium spearhead and hoop palisade fence and gate. Garden: Lawn only. Archit Style: Federation single-storey cottage. Front Door: Transom light over modern timber door with raised decorated panels. Awning: Modern metal awning over window in projecting gable. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fabric: Weatherboard walls with corrugated iron roof. Roof Construction: Hip with projecting gable front with simple timber gable screen and finial. Chimneys: Spatterdash on brick. Verandah: Skillion corrugated iron roof over verandah across front to projecting gable. Verandah Floor: Timber. Verandah Supports: 2 square metal posts. Verandah Decoration: Window Sill: Decorative timber under sills. Fence: Flat topped timber picket fence with wrought iron gate. Garden: Lawn only. Archit Style: Federation single-storey cottage. Front Door: Transom light over timber flush door. Awning: Skillion corrugated iron with timber brackets over window in projecting gable. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fabric: Spatterdash walls with corrugated iron roof , no eaves. Roof Construction: Hip. Verandah: Sloping corrugated iron roof over verandah across front only. Verandah Floor: Concrete floor, steps down to concreted yard. Verandah Supports: Square metal posts. Verandah Decoration: Fence: Flat topped timber picket fence and gate. Garden: Garden along verandah only. Yard concrete. Archit Style: Late Victorian single-storey cottage. Front Door: Transom light over Victorian four panel timber door with simple moulds.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Detail Survey, Parramatta, 1895; Subd plans (ML)

History

Historical notes: Built c. 1880. Land subdivided 1880. House shown on 1895 Detail Survey. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: Misses M. and F. Sallaway, | SD 1929: Misses M. and F. Sallaway | SD 1920: Misses M. and F. Sallaway | SD 1915: Misses M. and F. Sallaway | PCC RO 1914: N0.580 Sec2 lots17/18, Ellen and Frances Sallaway, spinsters Parra. | SD 1911: Misses M. and F. Sallaway | SD 1910: Miss E. Sallaway | SD 1909: David Sallaway | NSW P O1904: David Sallaway | SD 1895: David Sallaway | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: Peter McGovern | SD 1930: no entry | SD 1929: Mrs Margaret Ganter | SD 1923: Roy C. Menser | SD 1917: Roy C. Menser | SD 1915: Percival P. Fraser | PCC RO 1914: N0.580 Sec2 lot18, Ellen Sallaway, spinster Parra. | SD 1912: David McMonigal | SD 1910: David McMonigal | SD 1909: no entry National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: Miss Edith Sheather | SD 1915: Miss Edith Sheather | PCC RO 1914: N0.581,582 Sec2 lot15/16, Ellen Sallaway, spinster Parra. | SD 1912: no entry | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: W. Boewenstein | SD 1930: Colin J. Newby | SD 1929: Robert Drummond | SD 1918: Robert Drummond | SD 1917: no entry | SD 1915: | PCC RO 1914: N0.583 Sec 2 lots 12,13,14 . Geo. Daniel Curtis, tailor Parra | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: Mrs Lily Garlick | SD 1930: Mrs Lily Garlick | SD 1929: John H. Nicholas | SD 1925: Edward Beedell | SD 1923: Edward Beedell | SD 1920: Alfred E. Dunn | SD 1915: Alfred E. Dunn | PCC RB 1914: N0.584 Sec 2 lots 10/11, Permanent Trustee of NSW Ltd., (Julia Emma Cairns trustees) [R.D's by transmission caveat A71611 | SD 1909: Alfred E. Dunn | NSW P O1904: ?? | SD 1889: |

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)
[Representativeness]
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Regional Environmental PlanREP No 282420 Aug 99 956161
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993024Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240024


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