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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: 6 Hewlett 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
6 Hewlett StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 6 Hewlett Street is of significance for Parramatta LGA for historical and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of Victorian period residences in the area. It has additional significance for the Granville local area for its contribution to the streetscape character, enhanced by the similarities in age, design, use and materials between this house and the adjoining Nos. 4 and 8 Hewlett Street.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1895-1896
Physical description: Single storey residence of weatherboard construction with iron hipped roof and Ogee curved verandah, coloured glass and restrained iron lace work. A brick wall was added below the verandah. Windows are sashed. The architectural style is transitional between late Victorian and Federation periods. Vinyl cladding replacements on the sides. Rendered brick chimneys with cornice decoration. Verandah has timber floor, paired timber posts set on brick piers, balustrade with rendered coping, cast iron brackets and frieze and multi-paned and coloured glazed panels in end walls. Fence is aluminium cyclone wire fence with wire mesh panel attached to pipe frame gate. Front door has a transom light and round headed glazed sidelights above timber door. Bolection mould encloses glazed shaped panel in upper door, below is a timber curved collection mould panel.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started and Year Completed.
Further information: GS


Historical notes: Built 1895-6. In January 1895, William Adam, painter who lived in his cottage at the corner of Hewlett Street and The Avenue bought this land for œ100. Shortly afterwards, this weatherboard cottage was built for him. It was occupied by tenants for a number of years. When Adams drew up his will in September 1907, he specifically mentioned this dwelling. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): TK - Another of the block of land bought by William Adam, a painter.

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 28421 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993284Meredith 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: 2240284

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