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Item details

Name of item: Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 59 Merrylands Road, Merrylands, NSW 2160
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
59 Merrylands RoadMerrylandsParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

House at 59 Merrylands Street is of significance for the local area for historical and representativeness reasons. Built c.1914, it is readily identifiable as part of historic building stock and strongly contributes to the streetscape.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1914-
Physical description: Single storey Federation cottage has corrugated iron roof on weatherboard walls. Roof is gable across front with projecting gable to rear. There are two brick chimneys. Verandah has bullnose corrugated iron roof with hip corner, supported by timber posts stop chamfered and decorated with turned timber brackets . Return verandah is enclosed along side elevation. Front verandah has balustrade of lattice privacy screen. Windows have timber sills. Front door has transom light above Victorian timber four panel door with upper panels glazed. Front fence is timber post and rail fence on brick plinth.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Water Board plans


Historical notes: Built on Bent's subdivision. Built between 1914 and 1936, when it was added to the Water Board plan when it was updated. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Built on Bent's subdivision between 1914 and 1936.when it was added to Water Board plan when it was updated. | |

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 39421 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993394Meredith 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: 2240394

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