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Item details

Name of item: Single Storey Residence
Other name/s: Single-storey Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 25 Prospect Street, Harris Park, NSW 2150
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT10 DP6518
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
25 Prospect StreetHarris ParkParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 25 Prospect Street is of significance for Parramatta for historical and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of Federation Arts and Crafts style houses in the local area. The house presents as having a high degree of integrity when viewed externally and makes a strong contribution to the streetscape and the wider area character, additionally in unison with adjacent historic houses.
Date significance updated: 01 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: Single storey Federation house of red brickwork with steep hipped gabled roof. Main roof extends over front verandah that terminates at projecting gable. Hip roof with projecting gables to front and side elevation is decorated with painted shingles in gable apex, has slate roofing and terracotta ridge capping. Walls are of red tuck pointed stretcher bond brick with dark brick quoins. Two tall spatter dash brick chimneys survive. Verandah extending from main roof as skillion is across front and returning to one side, with floor of tessellated tiles and paired timber half posts set on curved brick balustrade with bullnose brick coping. Windows have sloping sandstone sills and segmented soldier brick arches. Fence is solid brick fence with coping and brick posts, and a wrought iron gate. Late additions include a large carport attached to east side verandah. Front door has transom lights and narrow sidelights flanking timber five-panelled door with three upper panes glazed.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Subd plans (ML) - Parramatta; Water Board plans


Historical notes: Auctioned as Elizabeth Farm -Second Subdivision in the 1880s, later re-subdivided. These houses are not shown on the Water Board plans of 1914. Built c. 1915. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Auctioned as Elizabeth Farm - second subdivision in 1880s, later re-subdivided . | | |

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
Regional Environmental PlanREP No 2844820 Aug 99 956161
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993448Meredith 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: 2240448

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