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Single Storey Residence

Item details

Name of item: Single Storey Residence
Other name/s: Cowper/ Marion Streets Group
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 11 Marion Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP574174
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11 Marion StreetParramattaParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 11 Marion Street, Parramatta is of significance for Parramatta LGA for historical, aesthetic, and reasons of representativeness. The house is an example of Federation Arts and Crafts bungalows in the local area. The house presents as intact when viewed from the street and strongly contributes to the streetscape, additionally in unison with other historic buildings near-by.
Date significance updated: 01 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1920-
Physical description: Large Federation house of dark brick with multigabled slate roof and partly enclosed front verandah with solid brick balustrade. Diamond pattern fibro tiled roof with terracotta ridge capping and horns on tuck pointed brick cavity walls. Roof is gambrel hip with projecting gable to each corner with timber strap work infill and projecting bay under verandah corner and west elevation. Curved spatter dash on brick chimney with brick cap and Chinese terracotta lantern. Verandah has flat ribbed metal roof which starts under projecting front gable and returns to eastern side, partly enclosed. Verandah floor has original ceramic step risers, terrazzo steps and edging with concrete floor. Verandah supports are tapered timber half posts set on curved brick balustrade with bullnose brick coping. Three painted incised rendered strap work infill in each raised pier. Windows have bullnosed brick sills. Front door is an eight paned timber glazed door in recessed soldier brick arch. Awning ladder timber bracketed awning with corrugated iron roof in side elevation. Fence has brick piers and wall with cyclone wire inserts between galvanised pipe, corner gateway, cyclone wire set in tube frame with wrought iron scroll pattern.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Subd plans (ML) - Harris Park


Historical notes: Land subdivided mid 1870s as part of the Harris Park Estate. Built c. 1910. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Sandstone gutter. | SD 1932: W.H. Carpenter | SD 1925: W.H. Carpenter, "Ettdene" | SD 1923: W.H. Carpenter, "Ettdene" | SD 1920: NO ENTRY | PCC RB 1915: N0.880, Improv. Cap. Value 700 pounds, W William Finlayson | PCC RB 1914: N0.880, Sec. 11, lot pt. 7, W William Finlayson master butcher. | |

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
Regional Environmental PlanREP No 2836320 Aug 99 956161
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993363Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240363

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