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Weatherboard Cottage

Item details

Name of item: Weatherboard Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 9 Trott Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
9 Trott StreetParramattaParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

House at 9 Trott Street is of significance for the local area for historical and representativeness reasons. Built c.1905, it is readily identifiable as part of historic building stock and is strongly contributing to the streetscape. This is an early example of cottage pre-fabricated by a large manufacturer.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1905-
Physical description: Single storey Federation cottage has corrugated iron roof with narrow eaves on weatherboard walls. Gambrel roof has rendered brick chimney with cornice decoration and tall terracotta pots. Verandah has bullnose corrugated iron roof with hip corners across front, supported by timber posts stop chamfered and brackets. Verandah floor is timber. There are tongue and groove timber privacy screens with small coloured glazed panels in north end and multi paned window in south end. Windows have decorated timber sills. Front five panelled door has transom light above. Two small coloured glazed panels are above a large square panel while below lock rail are two timber bolection mould panels. Door has fluted timber architraves. Front fence is acorn timber picket fence and posts with acorn tops on brick foundation. Acorn timber picket gate is 'V' shaped.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: Detail Survey, Parramatta, 1895; Information from owner


Historical notes: Shown on 1895 Detail Survey. Owner believes that cottage is pre-fabricated and built in 1889. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): | SD 1932: Thomas Wilson | SD 1915: Thomas Wilson | PCC RO 1914: N0. 319, Sec. 19, lot pt. 12 & 6. Thomas Wilson, warder Parra | SD 1910: William G. Porter | | Shown on 1895 Detail Survey. | Owner says cottage prefabricated and erected 1889. | |

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.

Recommended management:

Further research


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan 57221 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993572Meredith 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: 2240572

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