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Fibro House

Item details

Name of item: Fibro House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 43 Willoughby Street, Epping, NSW 2121
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
43 Willoughby StreetEppingParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Intact example of an early fibro cottage. Old house in subdivision. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Intact example of an early fibro cottage. Old house in subdivision.
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Construction years: 1920-
Physical description: Small fibro cottage. Corrugated iron roof. Casement windows. Exterior features intact. No front fence. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fabric: Corrugated iron roof on fibro walls, evidence of walls being weatherboard originally. Roof Construction: Gable with projecting gable to front elevation. Chimneys: Low brick chimney at rear. Verandah: Corrugated iron skillion roof across front to projecting gable. Verandah Floor: Timber. Verandah Supports: Timber posts with curved timber valance between posts. Verandah Decoration: Window Sill: Timber. Archit Style: Federation workers single-storey cottage. Awning: Simple timber brackets with skillion corrugated iron awning above gable window.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: Land subdivided as Brush Grove Estate, c. 1881. House built c. early 1920s. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land subdivided as Brush Grove Estate, c.1881. | |

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 62921 Feb 97 20873

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993629Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240629

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