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Single Storey Residence

Item details

Name of item: Single Storey Residence
Other name/s: Single-storey Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 67 High Street, South Parramatta, NSW
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTB DP421597
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
67 High StreetSouth ParramattaParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 67 High Street is of significance for the local area for historical reasons and as a representative example of residential architecture of the Federation period in this area. Built c. 1895, the house is readilly identifiable as part of historic building stock and strongly contributes to the streetscape.
Date significance updated: 01 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1895-
Physical description: Single storey Federation house of tuck pointed brick walls is with moulded dark brick stringline at floor level. Gablet hip roof has terracotta tiles with terracotta crockets along ridgeline, terracotta ram's horn finials and exposed rafters. Projecting gable to street front has timber ladder gable screen over spatterdash infill. Three tall brick chimneys are with stepped corbels and dentils and two squat terracotta pots on each chimney. Verandah has terracotta tiled roof with exposed rafters across front to projecting gable and return to north side. Verandah floor is timber, supports are timber posts stop chamfered with decorated brackets. Verandah is decorated with exposed rafters above shaped timber mouldings that form ogee arch between verandah posts. Windows have moulded brick sills. Exterior doors have transom light over French doors with bolection mould panels below and glazed panels above. They have timber louvre shutters. Front door has coloured glazed transom light and sidelights that flank timber door with a narrow glazed pane above large square glazed panel. There are two vertical timber panels under lock rail. Front fence is solid brick fence with soldier brick coping, brick piers with aluminium palisade panels between and aluminium spearhead palisade gate.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: CPS


Historical notes: Built c. 1915 National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: Miss J.E. McGarvey, "St. Valerie" | SD 1924: Miss J.E. McGarvey, "St. Valerie" | PCC RB 1915: N0.807, Unimprov. Cap. Val.: 500 pounds. Est. Jane McGarvey | PCC RO 1914: N0. 807 Sec1 lots48 pt.47, Anderson ward. Rbt. McGarvey, gent. Parra, (since died) Exors Jane McGarvey & W.J. Morey chemist Parra & Mrs McGarvey . | SD 1914: Miss J.E. McGarvey, "St. Valerie" | SD 1909: Miss J.E. McGarvey, "St. Valerie" | NSW PO 1904: Mrs Garvey | SD 1900: Robert McGarvey

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
Regional Environmental PlanREP No 2829020 Aug 99 956161
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993290Meredith 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: 2240290

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