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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 3 Earl Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT7A DP393612
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
3 Earl StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

House at 3 Earl Street is of significance for the local area for historical and representativeness reasons. Built c.1915, it is readily identifiable as part of historic building stock and continues to contribute to the streetscape.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1915-
Physical description: Single storey Federation Arts and Crafts cottage, double fronted, has weatherboard walls and corrugated iron roof. Gambrel roof is with projecting gable decorated by timber ladder screen and finial. One brick chimney is with steps and two squat terracotta pots. Verandah has corrugated iron skillion roof extending from main roof across front and return to west side. Verandah is supported by paired timber posts set on tapered brick piers and spatter dash balustrade with rendered coping. Solid timber curved valance between posts is decorating verandah. Same solid timber curved valance is above side windows. Front door has transom lights and sidelights. On the side of the front door is an oval plate with words "Cottage circa 1917". Window on the projecting gable has skillion fibro awning supported by ladder brackets. Front fence is timber picket fence and 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) - Granville; Water Board plan


Historical notes: Land subdivided as the Park Hill Estate in the early 1880s. This house was shown on the Water Board plan of January 1937. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Shown on Water Board map of 1937.

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 16021 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993160Meredith 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: 2240160

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