Florence | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Florence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 76 Calder Road, Dundas, NSW 2117
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTA DP386346
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
76 Calder RoadDundasParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 76 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: 1900-
Physical description: Single storey weatherboard residence with iron roof and return bullnose verandah with turned timber posts. Roof construction is hip, with gabled dormer back and front (presumed to be a late addition). Verandah is bullnosed, with corrugated iron roof with hip corners, and with returns on both sides. Verandah also features timber balustrade and brackets, and latticed end walls on timber panelled balustrade. Other features of the house include casement windows with decorated timber undersills, a painted brick chimney with steps and squat terracotta pots, French doors (with transom lights over doors with glazed panels above timber bolection moulded panels below) and the five-panel front door (with transom light above, with three glazed panels above lock rail and timber bolection mould panels below).
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.1910. Visible on 1930 aerial photo. 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 9021 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993090Meredith 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: 2240090

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