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Brick Cottages

Item details

Name of item: Brick Cottages
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 65, 67 O'Connell Street, North Parramatta, NSW 2151
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
PART LOT479DP758829
LOT2 DP848537
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
65, 67 O'Connell StreetNorth ParramattaParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The pair of houses at 65 and 67 O'Connell Street is of significance for Parramatta for historic reasons and as a representative example of Federation cottages in the area. The houses make a contribution to the streetscape, additionally as a pair.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1900-
Physical description: Two single storey brick cottages, built to matching plans. Each has a hipped roof with verandahs at front supported by open work cast iron posts with valences, and sash windows with shutters and sandstone sills. No. 65 has Decramastic tiled roof, No. 67 has new corrugated iron roof. Each has tuck pointed Flemish bond brick walls on sandstone foundations, with side walls painted. Chimneys are of painted brick with steps. Verandah roofings match those on main roofs. Verandah floors are concrete with sandstone edges. Fences: No. 65 has sandstone caps on brick piers on brick fence with brick coping with iron pipe between piers and wire mesh panel gate attached to pipe frame. No. 67 has weldmesh fence and cast iron palisade gate. No. 67 has hedge across front. Front doors have transom lights above Victorian four-panel doors with simple moulded timber panels.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Detail Survey, Parramatta, 1895


Historical notes: Not shown on 1895 detail survey. Built c. 1900 National Trust (Parramatta Branch): | |

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 41221 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993412Meredith 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: 2240412

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