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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: 62 Cowper Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP782126
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
62 Cowper StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Private housing - pre-fabricated by large manufacturing firms. Professional, trade and manufacturing practice - example of an intact house.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1912-
Physical description: Single storey weatherboard Federation residence. Galvanised iron roof and elaborate timber gable detailing. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fabric: Weatherboard walls with corrugated iron roof. Roof Construction: Hip. Verandah Decoration: 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: George Hudson & Son Ltd, Australian Bungalows, 1919; 17; GS


Historical notes: Built 1912-13. The land was bought for œ100 in June 1911, by Cecil Jackson Griffin, butcher, of Granville. In October 1911, he mortgaged the land to help finance his home. In November 1917, Griffin sold the house, with the mortgage still to be paid off, to Francis Lauret for œ 420. This house is an example of a Hudson's pre-fabricated cottage Type 10. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land bought June 1911 by Cecil Jackson Griffin, butcher of Granville. The house appears to have been built 1912-13. He sold the house to Lauret in November 1917 for 420 pounds. This house is a Hudson's prefabricated house style N0.10

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 13721 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993137Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240137

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