Alandale | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Alandale
Other name/s: Alandale Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 10 Rickard Street, Carlingford, NSW 2118
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT12 DP1114320
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
10 Rickard StreetCarlingfordParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house Alandale, at 10 Rickard Street is of significance for the local area for historical reasons, and as a representative example of Federation vernacular cottages in the area. The house, built c.1910, presents as part of the historic building stock in the area, and makes an important contribution to the streetscape character.
Date significance updated: 12 Jan 15
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Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: Single storey timber cottage with gable roof with projecting gables, clad in corrugated iron. The cottage features a verandah with hip corners across front and return to one side, supported on turned timber columns, with timber floor and bullnose roofing iron. The cottage is clad in timber chamfer boards and rests on brick piers. There are two painted brick chimneys with steps and squat terracotta pots. There is also a second bullnose verandah across the rear. Windows feature timber decorative undersills. Front door is a Federation five-panelled door with two small glazed panes above a large square glazed pane with two timber bolection mould panels below lock rail, and with a transom light. Garden comprises five mature Canary palm trees and plantings.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Subd plans (ML) - Carlingford; C. T. 2675 f. 84


Historical notes: Land originally auctioned as the Tomah Estate in September 1909. House built c. 1910s. Land transferred to William John Watts, nursery employee of Carlingford in 1916. The house was probably built for him. He held it until his death c. 1946. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land originally auctioned as the Tomah estate in September 1909. | Shows as 008 but should be 010. | |

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 46821 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993468Meredith 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: 2240468

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