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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: 79 Weston Street, Harris Park, NSW 2150
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP626736
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
79 Weston StreetHarris ParkParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

House at 79 Weston Street is of significance for the local area for historical, aesthetic and representativeness reasons. Built c.1905, it is readily identifiable as part of historic building stock and is contributing to the streetscape and conservation area character with its scale, form and materials.
Date significance updated: 04 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1905-
Physical description: Single storey Federation house has terracotta tiled roof with exposed rafters on tuck pointed brick walls with dark brick quoins and string line. Gambrel broken back skillion roof with flying gable to front and rear elevation has projecting bay beneath gable. There is timber finial with sunrise pattern above timber ladder in gable screen, with painted shingles in gables. Two tall spatterdash chimneys are with brick corbels and dentils below. Return verandah under main roof, has tessellated tiles on the floor, paired turned timber columns set on brick piers with rendered caps and curved brick balustrade with rendered coping. Verandah is decorated with timber fan shaped brackets below timber spindle ladder valance. Windows have rounded sloping brick sills with rectangular recesses below and soldier brick segmental arches. Transom lights are over sidelights and a five panelled timber front door with coloured glazed centre pane above lock rail and two glazed panes above. Front fence is curved brick fence and piers with brick coping. There is large development at rear of house.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.
Further information: CPS


Historical notes: Built c. 1905. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): SD 1932: George D. Curtis | SD 1920: George D. Curtis, "Marsden Court" | SD 1915: George D. Curtis, "Marsden Court" | PCC RB 1915: N0. 966 Improv. Cap. Val.: 816 pounds, G.D. Curtis | PCC RO 1914: N0. 966 Sec. 1 lot 14, George Daniel Curtis, tailor Parra | SD 1913: George D. Curtis, "Marsden Court" | SD 1912: NO ENTRY | | |

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 2860720 Aug 99 956161
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993607Meredith 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: 2240607

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