Cottage | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 37 Fifth Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT210 DP1090741
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
37 Fifth StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 37 Fifth Street is of significance for the local area for historical reasons, and as a representative example of Federation period timber cottages in the area. The house is identifiable as part of the historic building stock in the area, and contributes to the streetscape character.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1915-
Physical description: Weatherboard cottage with a bullnose verandah. Originally clad in unpainted timber, now re-clad in pvc and with new windows. Gable roof was clad with new galvanised iron. Brick chimney with step survives. Bullnose corrugated iron roof over verandah across front is a reconstruction. Verandah has timber posts, stop chamfered, and timber brackets in sunray pattern. Front door has a transom glazed fanlight above a four panelled door. Fence was also reconstructed. Skillion addition across rear elevation.
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 and sold as the New Glasgow Estate from January 1878 onwards. Fifth Street was the cross street then called John Street. This house is built on part of lot 21 Sec 5 of that estate. Shown on Water Board plan of c. 1914. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land sold as New Glasgow Estate from January 1878.

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 19121 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993191Meredith 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: 2240191

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