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Single Storey Residence

Item details

Name of item: Single Storey Residence
Other name/s: Abebdour. Single Storey Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 11 Daniel Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTA DP318178
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11 Daniel StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house Abebdour, at 11 Daniel Street, is of significance for Parramatta area for historical and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of Federation houses in the area. The building is very prominent in the streetscape and strongly contributes to its character.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1914-
Physical description: Federation Arts and Craft single-storey residence constructed of narrow weatherboards with gablet hipped roof clad in corrugated iron. It features verandah on 3 sides, simple valence boards and verandah railing, casement windows with coloured glass, and two tall spatter dash brick chimneys with Chinese lantern pots. Verandah is skillion, extending from main roof, across front and returning to both sides, has timber floor and timber tapered posts with timber ladder balustrade and curved timber valance between posts. Front door has transom and sidelights, surrounding a five panelled door with three upper panels glazed. Property fence is of pipe rails with cyclone wire between metal posts, while the gate is of fabricated steel pipes with decorative cast iron pattern in centre and name of house and date "Abebdour 1914 pie".
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: GS


Historical notes: Bought as vacant land by Elizabeth Mary Brown, wife of James Brown, science teacher of Merrylands. Land was still vacant in April 1914, but this house was built shortly afterwards. They were in occupation of the house soon after. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Bought as vacant land by Elizabeth Mary Brown, wife of science teacher James Brown of Merrylands. Land vacant until 1914 but house erected shortly afterwards.

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)
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 15221 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993152Meredith 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: 2240152

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