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New York Street Group

Item details

Name of item: New York Street Group
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 12-14, 18-24, 13 New York Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
     
LOT10 DP1037057
LOT1-2 DP137124
LOT1 DP152709
LOTA DP318121
LOT102 DP827912
LOT11 DP84371
LOT14 DP999601
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
12-14, 18-24, 13 New York StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The New York Street group of cottages is of significance for the local area for historical reasons and as a representative example of early houses in major subdivision associated with location or industry away from Sydney. The group is a rare example of workers' cottages built in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries near the major industrial centre of Clyde.
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Description

Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: Group of single storey weatherboard cottages, all with hipped and gabled roofs covered with galvanised iron. Importantindividual features include: Picket fence on No. 13 ("Stirling"). No. 20: Rendered brick chimney with cornice. Verandahs: Nos. 18 and 20 have bullnose verandahs, the others are skillion. All verandahs are now on pipe posts or timber posts. Most cottages have weldmesh fences. No .20 is the only cottage to retain transom light above Federation five-panelled door with two small glazed panes above a large square glazed pane with two timber bolection mould panels below lock rail.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair. N0.24 DEMOLISHED.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Granville Municipal Jubilee Souvenir, 1935, 106; Water Board plans; G.4.2499, Lands Dept Plans Room

History

Historical notes: Land subdivided and sold as the New Glasgow Estate from January 1878 onwards. The road was put through by John Rayner, a local estate agent and speculator, in association with H. Mumford. The houses now numbered 22 and 24 New York Street are shown on the 1891 Street alignment plan. All these houses are shown on Water Board plan of c. 1914 except No. 13. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land subdivided as the New Glasgow Estate from January 1878 onwards. The road was put through by John Rayner, local Real estate agent and speculator, in association with H. Mumford. The houses now numbered 22 and 24 New York Street are shown on 1891 Street Alignment plan. All these houses are shown on Water Board plan c.1914, except N0.13. | |

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
Local Environmental Plan 40421 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993404Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240404


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