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La Mascotte

Item details

Name of item: La Mascotte
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 40 Tomah Street, Carlingford, NSW 2118
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT2 DP217146
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
40 Tomah StreetCarlingfordParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 40 Tomah Street is of significance for the local area for historical reasons, and as a representative example of Federation period timber cottages in the area. The house is readily identifiable as part of the historic building stock in the area, and makes an important contribution to the streetscape character.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1920-
Physical description: Single storey double fronted weatherboard cottage with corrugated iron roof and verandah returning to one side. Roof form is hipped with projecting gable front. Verandah has bullnose corrugated iron roof with hip corners across front, timber floor and decoration consisting of stop chamfered timber posts, timber ladder balustrade and brackets with lattice privacy wall. Property fence is new timber picket fence with matching gate. Additions include garage tot eh side (facing Kay Street) and two-storey rear. Other features include: front door with transom light (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 an awning with decorative timber brackets with skillion shingled rooflet above the window on main elevation.
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) - Carlingford; C. T. 3415 f. 48.


Historical notes: Land originally auctioned as the Tomah Estate in September 1909. This lot transferred to Elie Greentree, laborer, of Carlingford. He held this land until his death in 1949, and probably built this house. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): | Land originally auctioned as the Tomah Estate in September 1909. Transferred to Elie Greentree, labourer, of Carlingford. He held this land until his death in 1949 and probably built this house. | | |

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 56821 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993568Meredith 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: 2240568

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