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Group of Cottages

Item details

Name of item: Group of Cottages
Other name/s: Your Security Specialist Co
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 65,69,71,73,75,77,79 Marion Street, Harris Park, NSW 2150
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT10 DP2114
LOT12 DP2114
LOT5 DP2114
LOT6 DP2114
LOT7 DP2114
LOT8 DP2114
LOT9 DP2114
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
65,69,71,73,75,77,79 Marion StreetHarris ParkParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Group of houses at 65-79 Marion Street is of significance for the local area for historical and representativeness reasons. Built c. 1910, all houses in the group are readily identifiable as part of historical building stock and they strongly contribute to the Harris Park conservation area due to similarities in age, design and materials.
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Description

Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: Group of seven single storey Victorian and Federation cottages of brick walls and corrugated iron or terracotta tiled roofs. House No. 65, a Federation Italianate cottage, has Flemish bond brick on sandstone foundations and gable slate roof with terracotta ridging and crockets. Projecting gable front is with simple timber gable screen and finial. There is faceted bay under gable Dahlia flower pattern in moulded terracotta tiles beneath windows in projecting gable. Verandah has Bullnose corrugated iron roof with hip corner, across front to projecting gable. Tessellated tiles are on the verandah floor. Turned timber columns with lattice balustrade between columns are supporting verandah decorated with cast iron brackets and frieze. Windows have rendered brick cornice sills with moulded terracotta flowers set in squares below sill in faceted bay only. Window in faceted bay has moulded red soldier brick round arch over. Front flush timber door has stained glass and leadlight fanlight over. Front fence is aluminium spearhead palisade fence and gate. House No. 69, a Federation cottage, has hip corrugated iron roof on tuck pointed cavity wall brick walls with dark brown string lines. Projecting gable top has spatterdash and dark brown dentils below. Three tall brick chimneys are with corbels. Skillion corrugated iron roof with hip corners extends from main roof over verandah across front only. Verandah has concrete floor and turned timber columns. Windows have sloping rendered sills and dark brown soldier brick arches over each window. Front four panelled timber door with bolection moulds has transom light over. Front fence is timber post and rail fence with cyclone wire infill. House No. 71, a Victorian Italianate, has corrugated iron roof on rendered brick walls with sides painted. Roof is gable with scalloped fretted bargeboards. There are two faceted bays along front elevation. Verandah has skillion corrugated iron roof extending from main roof across front, pipe posts and concrete floor. Windows have rendered cornice sills. Front Victorian four panel timber door with bolection moulds has transom light with dentils in the lintel over. Raised decoration with leaf pattern is above door architraves with turban head of a man in keystone and incised leaf and vine decoration is either side of doorway. Front fence is made of iron palisade panels with laurel leaf tops set in rendered plinth and tapered rendered piers with stepped pyramid tops. House No. 73, a Victorian Italianate cottage, has hip corrugated iron roof on rendered brick walls. Projecting gable has a projecting bay with low hipped roof. Two small brick chimneys have corbels. Verandah has skillion corrugated iron roof over, across front to projecting gable, has ceramic tiles on the floor and pipe posts. Windows have sandstone sills and brick arches. Front door is new. Front fence is timber fence and gate. House No. 75, a Victorian Italianate single storey cottage, has hip corrugated iron roof on rendered brick walls. Projecting gable is with finial over a projecting bay with low hipped roof. Two small brick chimneys are with corbels. Verandah has skillion corrugated iron roof across front only, supported by timber posts set on brick piers and shaped balustrade. Verandah floor is concrete. Windows in projecting bay have sandstone stepped sills and brick arches. Front timber door are with staggered small rectangular glazed panes above lock rail and transom light over. Front fence is timber picket fence and gate. House No. 77, a Federation cottage, has gabled corrugated iron roof on painted Flemish bond brick walls. One brick chimney is with stepped corbels. Verandah has bullnose corrugated iron roof across front only, supported by timber posts stop chamfered and with decorative brackets. Verandah floor is concrete. Windows have painted sandstone sills. Front Victorian four panelled door are with simple moulds and transom light over. Front fence is curved picket fence and gate. House No. 79, a Federation cottage, has hip corrugated iron roof on tuck pointed cavity wall brick walls with contrasting dark brick string lines at top and bottom of windows. Projecting gable front is with spatterdash, brick dentils, a timber gable screen and a finial. One brick chimney is with corbels. Verandah has skillion corrugated iron extending from main roof across front to projecting gable. It has hipped corner and is supported by turned timber columns with timber ladder valance in long arches between columns. Verandah has tessellated floor tiles. Windows have rendered sloping brick sills and two rows brick arch with two contrasting colours of bricks. Front five panelled timber door is with two small and one large glazed panel above lock rail and two timber bolection mould panels below. There is transom light over front door. Front fence is timber picket fence on rendered brick plinth and 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

History

Historical notes: Shown on 1895 Detail plan National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: Mrs C. Walker, confectioner. "Killara" | SD 1920: Mrs Constance Walker, confectioner. "Killara" | SD 1915: Mrs C. Walker, confectioner. "Killara" | PCC RB 1915: N0.897a Improv. Cap. Value 360 pounds. Constance Walker | PCC RB 1914: N0. 898 Sec. 6 lots12/13 . Constance Isabella Walker, wife of John Walker freeholder Goulburn. | SD 1910: Reginald L. Carpenter | SD 1909: Reginald L. Carpenter | NSW PO 1904: no entry | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: William Haynes | SD 1930: A. Beringer, "Ballinoe" | SD 1918: A. Beringer, "Ballinoe" | SD 1917; James Stringfellow | SD 1915: Edward Byrnes | PCC RB 1915: N0. 899 Improv. Cap. Value 416 pounds. W.P. Noller | PCC RB 1914: N0. 899 Sec. 6 lot 10. William P. Noller, builder Parra | SD 1912: Edward Byrnes | NSW PO 1904: Edward Byrnes | SD 1903: Miss Beszant, dressmaker | SD 1900: | | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Wonderful doorway should be preserved. | SD 1932: C.V. Barwick | SD 1930: John C. Gordon | SD 1929: John C. Gordon | SD 1925: H. Crowe , physician | SD 1924: H. Crowe, physician | SD 1923: Mrs Bithiah Routley | SD 1920: Mrs Bithiah Routley | SD 1918: Fred Walker | SD 1915: Fred Walker | PCC RB 1915: N0. 900, Improv. Cap. Value 391 pounds , George Power. | PCC RB 1914: N0. 900, Sec. 6, lot 10, Improv. Cap. Value 391 pounds, George Power | SD 1912: Patrick Kelly | SD 1910: Patrick Augustus Kelly | SD 1909: Patrick Kelly | NSW PO 1904: F.J. Meades | SD 1903: Mrs Ann Meades | SD 1900: | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: Dallis C. Ashley | SD 1925: Dallis C. Ashley | SD 1924: William Phelan | SD 1923: James Stringfellow | SD 1917: James Stringfellow | SD 1915: Harry Tebbutt | PCC RB 1915: N0. 901 Improv. Cap. Value 391 pounds. B.J. Crowe. | PCC RB 1915: N0. 901 Sec. 6 lot 9. Benjamin Joshua Crowe. freeholder Parra. | SD 1910: Harry Tebbutt | SD 1909: Harry Tebbutt | NSW PO 1904: no entry | | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Small fire has damaged interior seriously but roof intact. Now being restored. | SD 1932: Terence Quigley | SD 1915: Terence Quigley | PCC RB 1915: N0. 903 Improv. Cap. Value 397 pounds. T. Quigley | PCC RB 1914: N0. 903 Sec. 6. lot 7, Terence Quigley, sawyer Parra | SD 1910: Terence Quigley | SD 1909: | NSW PO 1904: T.H. Webb | SD 1903: Thomas H. Webb, insurance agent | SD 1889: Thomas H. Webb, insurance agent | PCC RB 1885: | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: R. T. Williams | SD 1930: Thomas P. Williams | SD 1917: Thomas P. Williams | PCC RB 1915: N0. 904 Improv. Cap. Value 247 pounds, P T. Williams | PCC Reg. Own. 1914: N0. 904 Sec. 6 lot 6. Philip Thomas Williams, Govt. employee Parra | SD 1912: Thomas P. Williams | SD 1909: Thomas P. Williams | NSW PO 1904: Phillip T. Williams | SD 1903: Phillip T. Williams | SD 1889: Phillip T. Williams, stonemason | PCC RB 1885: Phillip T. Williams? | | National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: C.J. Smith | SD 1929: C.J. Smith | SD 1925: J.S.P. Campbell, "Avon" | SD 1924: J.S.P. Campbell, "Avon" | SD 1923: Arthur A. Hopper | SD 1920: John W. Chapman | SD 1918: Mrs Rachel Carrington | SD 1915: Mrs Rachel Carrington | PCC RB 1915: N0.905 Improv. Cap. Value 422 pounds. Rachel Carrington | PCC RB 1914: N0. 905 Sec. 6 lot 5. Rachel Carrington, widow Harris Park | SD 1913: R. Carrington | SD 1911: no entry | |

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 2836720 Aug 99 956161
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993367Meredith 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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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240367


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