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Cottages Group

Item details

Name of item: Cottages Group
Other name/s: Self Advocacy Inc. One of A Group Of Cottages
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 100-102,104,106,108,110 Harris Street, Harris Park, NSW 2150
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP333070
LOT53 DP415
LOT54 DP415
LOT55 DP415
PART LOT562DP415
LOT60 DP735064
LOT20 DP851684
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
100-102,104,106,108,110 Harris StreetHarris ParkParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Group of houses at 100-110 Harris Street is of significance for the local area for historical and representativeness reasons. Built c.1885, they are readily identifiable as part of historic building stock and strongly contribute to the Harris Park West conservation area due to similarities in age, design and materials.
Date significance updated: 16 Sep 97
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Description

Construction years: 1885-
Physical description: Group of single storey Victorian cottages of weatherboard walls and hipped corrugated iron roofs (only No. 110 has speckled brick walls). House No. 100 is attached to No. 102 and has projecting gable with turned finial and metal awning with timber brackets above the projecting bay window. Ventilated gable louvre is now enclosed. There are two tall brick chimneys on this house; both have corbels and one has flat cowl. No. 102 has two brick chimneys with octagonal glazed terracotta pot in each. Verandah runs to the projecting gable on one side and across No. 102 on the other side. It has concave corrugated iron roof with hipped corner, timber posts stop chamfered and timber floor. Main roofs of two attached houses have different pitches and roof line on No.102 is higher that on No.100. Both No. 100 and No.102 have timber window sills and transom light above front doors. Front fence is new picket fence. Same stile fence is dividing two cottages from the fence line to house wall. Houses at 104-110 are detached cottages. No. 104 was originally single residence but now divided into two residences: No.104 & 104A. House No. 104 has projecting hip front and skillion addition on southern elevation. Two tall rendered brick chimneys are with cornice and stringline below. Front and south verandah of No.104 have skillion corrugated iron roofs with pebblecrete floors and one wrought iron post on front verandah and a timber post to side verandah. Windows have timber sills and the window below projecting hip has a heavy timber cornice lintel with dentils and brackets below. Front fence is timber Colonial picket fence with two Colonial picket pedestrian gates plus two sets of driveway gates. Houses No.106, 108 and 110 have similar hipped roofs and front verandahs. House No. 110 has three tall brick chimneys with corbels. No. 106 has gablet in hip and bullnose roof over verandah. Others have skillion roofs over verandahs. All three houses have timber posts stop chamfered and No.106 and 108 have decorative timber brackets. Both No. 106 and 108 have tongue and groove verandah privacy screen at both ends. Nos. 106 and 108 have timber window sills, while No.110 has sandstone sills and soldier brick flat arches. Front Door at No.106 is Federation five panelled door with coloured glazed centre panel and two glazed panels above and with transom light above. Front door at No. 108 is Federation five panelled door, two timber panels below lock rail with coloured glazed centre panel and two glazed panels above. There is transom light above. Front Door at No.110 is late Victorian four panelled timber door with transom light with stained glazed pane over. Houses Nos. 106 and 108 have no front fence while No.110 have low brick fence with brick coping and timber Colonial pickets above with picket gate.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Detail Survey, Parramatta, 1895; Subd plans (ML) - Parramatta; CPS

History

Historical notes: Built c. 1890. Land subdivided 1880. A number are shown on 1895 Detail Survey. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): This section of house built after N0.102.. | SD 1932: no No. 100 | SD 1930: Theo. T. Hayward | SD 1929: Theo. T. Hayward | SD 1925: James Brown | SD 1920: Harold Cameron | SD 1915: Harold Cameron | PCC RB 1915: N0. 501, Improv. Cap. Val. 250 pounds, G. Dickens | PCC RO 1914: N0. 501, Sec 2 lot 54, 53 Anderson ward. George Dickens labourer, Parra | SD 1912: William Roberts | SD 1909: William Roberts, piano tuner | NSW PO 1904: no entry | RB 1895: No.508, Owner Walt Fitzgerald, wood house | Bor. PAR. 1893: Owner Walt Fitzgerald, house Harris St 21.3.0 [1 vote] | SD 1889: Walter Fitzgerald National Trust (Parramatta Branch): This end of cottage built before N0.100 | SD 1932: Reginald Dickens | SD 1920: George Dickens died 23.10.1922 buried Baptist Mays Hill Cemetery page 68. | SD 1915: George Dickens | PCC RB 1915: N0. 500, Improv. Cap. Val. 275 pounds, G. Dickens | PCC RO 1914: N0. 500, Sec 2 lot 54, 53 Anderson ward. George Dickens labourer, Parra | SD 1912: George Dickens | SD 1909: George Dickens | NSW PO 1904: George Dickens | RB 1895: No.508, Geo. Dickens Owner/Occupier. Wood house | Bor. PAR. 1893: Geo. Dickens, Owner/ Occupier houses Harris St. 27. 0.0 [2 votes] | SD 1889: George Dickens , clerk | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: William J. Saville 104A William Colley | SD 1930: William J. Saville 104A William Colley | SD 1929: Michael Ryan 104A William Colley | SD 1925: John H. Benson 104A William Colley | SD 1924: William Colley | SD 1923: William Colley | SD 1920: Mrs Clara Ritchie "Egmonra" | SD 1918: Mrs Clara Ritchie "Egmonra" | SD 1915: Mrs S. Ritchie "Egmart" | PCC RB 1915: N0. 499, Improv. Cap. Val. 650 pounds,T.E.A. Hubbard | PCC RO 1914: N0. 499, Sec 2 lot 57, 56, 55 Anderson ward. Thomas Ern. Albert Hubbard, farmer Wellington | SD 1914: Mrs S. Ritchie "Egmart" | SD 1913: Thomas E.A. Hubbard | SD 1910: Rev. Jas Worboys, "Egmont" | SD 1909: Rev. Jas Worboys, "Egmont" | NSW PO 1904: Rev. Jas Worboys, "Egmont" | SD 1903: Rev. Jas Worboys, "Egmont" | SD 1900: Rev. R. Rook, (C of E) "Egmont" | RB 1895: No.507, Jane Neild, wood house | Bor. PAR. 1893: Jane Neild, Owner/Occupier house Harris St. 54. 0.0 [2 votes] | SD 1889: Walter Fitzgerald | SD 1889: Wm. H. Neild, secretary gas works, "Egmont" | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: William J. Saville 104A William Colley | SD 1930: William J. Saville 104A William Colley | SD 1929: Michael Ryan 104A William Colley | SD 1925: John H. Benson 104A William Colley | SD 1924: William Colley | SD 1923: William Colley | SD 1920: Mrs Clara Ritchie "Egmonra" | SD 1918: Mrs Clara Ritchie "Egmonra" | SD 1915: Mrs S. Ritchie "Egmart" | PCC RB 1915: N0. 499, Improv. Cap. Val. 650 pounds,T.E.A. Hubbard | PCC RO 1914: N0. 499, Sec 2 lot 57, 56, 55 Anderson ward. Thomas Ern. Albert Hubbard, farmer Wellington | SD 1914: Mrs S. Ritchie "Egmart" | SD 1913: Thomas E.A. Hubbard | SD 1910: Rev. Jas Worboys, "Egmont" | SD 1909: Rev. Jas Worboys, "Egmont" | NSW PO 1904: Rev. Jas Worboys, "Egmont" | SD 1903: Rev. Jas Worboys, "Egmont" | SD 1900: Rev. R. Rook, (C of E) "Egmont" | RB 1895: No.507, Jane Neild, wood house | Bor.Par. 1893: Jane Neild, Owner/ Occupier house Harris St. 54. 0.0 [2 votes] | SD 1889: Walter Fitzgerald | SD 1889: Wm. H. Neild, secretary gas works, "Egmont" | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: no entry | SD 1930: John Fletcher | SD 1929: no entry | SD 1925: W.J.F. Miller | SD 1920: Edwin Simpson | SD 1918: Oliver Ellis | SD 1915: Oliver Ellis | PCC RB 1915: N0. 498 Improv. Cap. Val. 300 pounds, C.H. Garlick | PCC RO 1914: N0. 498. Sec2 lot 58 Anderson ward. Charles H. Garlick, plumber Parr. [M. to Geo. Herbt. Ritchie, rolling stock manufacturer. Auburn, 601667] | SD 1914: Miss Rose White | SD 1913: Miss Rose White | SD 1912: Charles H. Garlick | SD 1910: John W. Luxton | SD 1909: Andrew Johnson National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: no entry | SD 1930: John Stenhouse | SD 1925: John Stenhouse | SD 1915: Rev. Joseph Edm. Leech ????? | PCC RB 1915: N0. 497, Improv. Cap. Val. 300 pounds,C.H. Garlick | PCC RO 1914: N0. 497, 498. Sec2 lot 59. Anderson ward. Charles H. Garlick, plumber Parra [M. to Geo. Herbt. Ritchie, rolling stock manufacturer. Auburn, 601667] | SD 1912: J.G.M. Hellberg, dentist | SD 1909: J.G.M. Hellberg, dentist | NSW PO 1904: | RB 1895: No.507, Jane Neild, wood house | Bor. PAR. 1893: Jane Neild, Owner/ Occupier house Harris St. 54. 0.0 [2 votes] National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: Charles A. Craig | SD 1925: Charles A. Craig | SD 1915: Mrs Letitia Craig | PCC RB 1915: N0. 496 Improv. Cap. Val. 330 pounds, Letitia Craig. | PCC RO 1914: N0. 496 Sec 2, lot 60. Anderson ward. Charles Craig, weaver Parra, (Mrs Let. Craig.) | SD 1912: Mrs Letitia Craig | SD 1909: Mrs Letitia Craig | NSW PO 1904: Mrs L. Craig | RB 1895: No.504, Chas Craig, brakes | Bor.Par. 1893: Owner/Occupier Chas. Craig house Harris St. 27. 0.0 [2 votes] | SD 1889: Charles Craig |

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item historically significant.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Regional Environmental PlanREP No 2827520 Aug 99 956161
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993275Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

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Database number: 2240275


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