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Single Storey Residence

Item details

Name of item: Single Storey Residence
Other name/s: Cowper/ Marion Streets Group
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 31 Marion Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT9 DP128787
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
31 Marion StreetParramattaParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 31 Marion Street, Parramatta is of significance for Parramatta LGA for historical, aesthetic, and reasons of representativeness. The house is an example of fine Federation period residence constructed in the area. The house presents as intact when viewed from the street and strongly contributes to the streetscape, additionally in unison with other historic buildings near-by.
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Description

Construction years: 1905-
Physical description: Single storey face brick Federation period building under a hipped corrugated iron roof with projecting front room and gable and a kitchen wing at rear. Front room gable has decorative scalloped bargeboards, and bracketed awning over the window. Skillion verandah across remainder of street facade has turned timber posts with brackets and ladder valance. Unsympathetic street boundary fence. Front door and French doors to verandah are apparently original.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item is historically significant
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is aesthetically 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
Regional Environmental PlanREP No 28 20 Aug 99 956161
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2242562


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