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Item details

Name of item: Tuena
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 14 Margaret Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTB DP82513
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
14 Margaret StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 14 Margaret Street is of significance for Parramatta for historical reasons and as a representative example of Federation period houses in the area. The house is readily identifiable as part of the historic building stock of the area, participates in the streetscape and contributes to its character, and relates to other houses of similar date in the same street.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1912-1914
Physical description: Single storey weatherboard Federation residence with hip roof with projecting gable, iron roofing and timber detail around the verandah. The weatherboards were marked to resemble ashlar blocks. Notable features include French doors and casement windows of coloured glass. Chimneys are brick with corbels and squat terracotta pots. Verandah is skillion, corrugated iron, with hip corners, extending from main roof, across front to projecting gable. Verandah has concrete floor, timber stop chamfered posts, and long timber brackets. Windows have scrolled timber undersills and skillion metal awnings supported by turned brackets. Aluminium (replacement) French windows are under verandah. Front door has transom light above timber door with three coloured glazed panels above with large glazed pane. Below lock rail are three horizontal bolection moulded timber panels. Original letter opener and door handle in lock rail. Fence is acorn-top, timber picket, with matching gate. There are two very old palms in front yard.
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: Probably built 1912-14. The land and the lot behind was bought for œ 58 in August 1901, by Frederick Joseph Rose, carpenter of Granville. The land was mortgaged in 1903 for œ175 and in 1912 for œ350. The first mortgage probably enabled Rose to build the cottage he occupied facing Milton Street and the second probably was related to the erection of this property. In July 1917 Rose agreed to sell No.14 Margaret Street, named "Tuena" to James William Boughey, wagon builder for œ475. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land bought for 58 pounds in August 1901, by Frederick Joseph Rose, carpenter of Granville. The land was motgaged in 1903 for 175 pounds and in 1912 for 350 pounds. The first mortgage probably enabled Rose to build the cottage he occupied facing Milton Street. The second mortgage probably related to the building of this cottage. In July 1917, Rose agreed to sell N0 14 Margaret Street , named "Tuena" to James William Boughey in 1912 for 475 pounds. James William Boughey was a wagon builder. | |

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 36121 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993361Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

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The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240361

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