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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: 60 Cowper Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP199918
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
60 Cowper StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Professional, trade and manufacturing practice - example of an intact house. Part of a house group which 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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Construction years: 1912-
Physical description: Single storey Federation style residence constructed of brick with rough cast render. Marseilles tile roof, elaborate gable decorations, timber fretwork to the verandah, casement windows. The projecting gable has rounded tops to the windows. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fabric: Roughcast rendered brick walls with Marseille tiled roof. Roof Construction: Hip with projecting gable front. Verandah Decoration: Window Arch: Victorian with label mould. Archit Style: Federation single-storey cottage.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): DEMOLISHED
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: GS


Historical notes: Land was bought in July 1911 by Eugene Lauret, Granville, who speculated in Granville land. The house appears to have been built 1912-13. In May 1914, it was marked on the Water Board survey plan. In February 1918, Lauret sold the house to Francis Lauret, possibly his son, for œ275. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land bought July 1911 by Eugene Lauret, who speculated in Granville land. The house appears to have been built 1912-13. Lauret sold the house in February 1918.

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 13621 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993136Meredith 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: 2240136

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