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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: 20 Victoria Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP780761
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
20 Victoria StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The cottage at 20 Victoria Street is of significance for the local area for historical reasons and as a representative example of an early workers cottage in the area. The cottage, built c. 1893, is readily identifiable as part of the historic building stock in the area and makes a contribution to the streetscape.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Description

Construction years: 1893-
Physical description: Single storey weatherboard residence with gabled M-shaped roof with timber finials and corrugated iron cladding. Key features include ashlar work to the front facade, elaborate cement rendered chimney with pots, and skillion corrugated iron verandah across front. The verandah has simple timer posts and timber floor. Windows have timber sills. Front door is Federation five panelled door with two small glazed panes above a large square glazed pane with two timber bolection mould panels below lock rail. Fence is timber post and rail with cyclone wire infill.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: GS

History

Historical notes: A simple vernacular cottage with Federation detailing built in the early 1890's. The site was bought as vacant land in December, 1892, by James Pumfrey, contractor of Granville, for œ46. About 1893-4, he built this cottage into which he moved to live and stayed until 1899. In August, 1899, he sold the cottage to Mary Ann Newman, wife of William Charles Newman, carpenter of Granville, for œ150. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): A simple vernacular cottage with Federation detailing built in the early 1890s. The site was bought as vacant land in December, 1892, by James Pumfrey, contractor of Granville, for 46 pound. About 1893-4, he built this cottage into which he moved to live and stayed until 1899. In August, 1899, he sold the cottage to Mary Ann Newman, wife of William Charles Newman, carpenter of Granville, for 150 pound. | | | |

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item historically significant.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan 58621 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993586Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240586


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