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

Statement of significance:

The house at 61 Good Street is of significance for Parramatta for historical and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of Federation period buildings in the area. The building is very prominent in the streetscape and strongly contributes to its character, presenting as intact when viewed from the publicly accessible areas.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: Single storey weatherboard house with hipped projecting gable front. Key features include ashlared facade and corrugated iron roof with scalloped bargeboard to gable, a segmented flat roof bay beneath the gable and two tall rendered brick with stepped corbels and dentils below, and verandah across front to projecting gable. Verandah has corrugated iron roof, timber floor, and paired timber posts set on brick piers and balustrade with rendered coping which are a later addition. Front door has a transom light above five panelled door with three glazed panels above lock rail and timber bolection mould panels below. Exterior doors have transom light over French doors with bolection mould panels below and glazed panels above. Fence is aluminium cyclone wire fence with wire mesh panel attached to pipe frame gate.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: GS


Historical notes: Built 1896-7 for Mary Ann Langford, wife of Alfred Edward Langford, Granville, machinist. They had moved into the house by 1897. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Built 1896 to 1897 for Mary Ann Langford, Granville, machinist. | SD 1932: Alfred E. Langford | SD 1924: Alfred E. Landford | SD 1920: Alfred E Langford

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 22721 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993227Meredith 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: 2240227

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