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Bolton Street Group

Item details

Name of item: Bolton Street Group
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 45, 47, 49 Bolton Street, Guildford, NSW 2161
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT161DP1647
LOT17 DP1647
LOT182DP1647
LOT31 DP4907
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
45, 47, 49 Bolton StreetGuildfordParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The Bolton Street group of cottages is of significance for the local area for historical reasons and as a representative example of early houses in a major subdivision. The group makes a notable contribution to townscape due to similarities in age, design, use and materials.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 02
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Description

Construction years: 1900-
Physical description: Group of Federation style houses. No. 45 is a single storey weatherboard with gablet roof with projecting gable, roofed in galvanised iron. It has one tall chimney, window hoods, Art Nouveau brackets and timber trim on bullnosed verandah with hip corner return and timber posts, stop chamfered. Front door has transom light above timber door with large glazed pane above lock rail. Fence is aluminium cyclone wire, with wire mesh panel attached to pipe frame gate. No. 47 is a single storey Federation house with corrugated iron roof on weatherboard walls. Hip roof has projecting hips to front and side elevations. Chimney is rendered, brick, with terracotta pots. Verandah has corrugated iron roof extending from main roof, with returns to both projecting gables, with concrete floor and timber posts with Art Nouveau brackets and timber trim. Windows have timber, decorated undersills. Front door has transom lights and sidelights. Fence is aluminium spearhead palisade fence with matching gate. No. 49 is a brick Federation house with notable leadlight windows, terracotta tiles on red tuck pointed stretcher bond brick walls, and gambrel roof. Brick chimneys with steps have glazed terracotta pots. Return verandah under the main roof has terracotta tiles, paired timber posts set on brick piers, with brick balustrade and timber ladder valance. Windows have sloping brick sills. Other features include: exterior doors with transom light, timber door leafs, front door with transom light and half sidelight, skillion awning on timber brackets, and timber picket fence and gate.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Subd plans (ML) - Guildford; Water Board plan

History

Historical notes: Land auctioned as Stimson's Subdivision November 1884 (Nos. 45 & 47) and as Avisford Heights, c. 1906 (No. 49). These houses are all shown on the Water Board plan of February 1938. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land auctioned as Stimson's estate in 1884 and subdivided as Avisford Heights c.1906. Shown on Water Board map of 1938. | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land auctioned as Stimson's estate in 1884 and subdivided as Avisford Heights c.1906. Shown on Water Board map of 1938. | | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land auctioned as Stimson's estate in 1884 and subdivided as Avisford Heights c.1906. Shown on Water Board map of 1938. | |

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
Local Environmental Plan 6021 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993060Meredith 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

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240060


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