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Single Storey Residence

Item details

Name of item: Single Storey Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 40 Calder Road, Dundas, NSW 2117
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP201919
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
40 Calder RoadDundasParramatta  Primary Address
Yeramba CresDundasParramatta  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 40 Calder Road is of significance of the local area for historical reasons, and as a representative example of Federation timber cottages in the area. The house, built c.1910s, presents as part of the historic building stock in the area, and makes an important contribution to the streetscape character.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: Single storey symmetrically fronted weatherboard house with notable features of the Federation Queen Anne architectural style. The house features a steeply pitched galvanised iron roof with vents and verandah with turned timber supports on three sides. A single brick chimney with step survives that he rear portion of the house. Verandah is bullnosed, with hip corners, timber ladder balustrade on east side and timber floor. Other notable features include sash windows with decorated timber sills, exterior doors (two five-panelled doors with glazed central panels) and the front door (with transom light above five panelled door, with three glazed panels above lock rail and timber bolection mould panels below). Property fence is new, aluminium hoop palisade fence with matching 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) - Rydalmere


Historical notes: This area was subdivided c. 1880 as the Calder Estate. Built c.1920s. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land subdivided as Calder Estate c.1880.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item historically 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 Plan 8821 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993088Meredith 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: 2240088

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