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Single Storey Residence

Item details

Name of item: Single Storey Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 122 Park Road, Dundas, NSW 2117
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT11 DP204074
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
122 Park RoadDundasParramatta  Primary Address
Calder RdDundasParramatta  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 122 Park Road is of significance for the local area for historical and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of stone houses of the Federation period in the area. The house, built c. 1910, retains a great degree of integrity when viewed from the street, and makes an important contribution to the streetscape.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1920-
Physical description: Single storey villa with notable features of Federation Arts and Crafts architectural style, hip roof with projecting gable front. The house has corrugated iron roof on rusticated sandstone walls with brick quoins (tuck pointed with wash). Verandah is across front with return to south side, under a skillion extending from main roof. Verandah has a timber floor, posts with timber ladder balustrade, sunray-pattern timber brackets and ladder valance. The chimney is of red brick, with 2 pots. Windows have brick arches and quoins, sloping bullnose brick sills, and shingled awnings with decorative brackets (including above paired sash windows on side elevations). The entrance door is asymmetrical, with sidelight and transom light, a four panelled door with large glazed upper panel and three vertical panels below lock rail. There are also two French doors with glazed panels above and bolection moulded panels below, each with a transom light. Other house features include a spatterdash in apex of gable with double brick string line below. Property fence has large brick piers with rusticated sandstone tops and timber ladder panels between set on sandstone plinth. Mature trees and plantings of Australian natives contribute to the house setting.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Aerial Mosaic of Sydney, 1930, AO Map 32241


Historical notes: Built c.1910s. Visible on an aerial photo of 1930. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Built c.1910s. Visible on aerial photo of 1930. | | |

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
Local Environmental Plan 42821 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993428Meredith 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: 2240428

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