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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: 8 Florrie Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP113288
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
8 Florrie StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 8 Florrie Street is of significance for Parramatta for historical and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of late Federation style houses in the area. The house, built c. 1924, is readily identifiable as part of the historic building stock, it is very prominent in the streetscape and strongly contributes to its character, additionally enhanced by the adjoining Nos. 6 and 10 of the same street.
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Construction years: 1924-
Physical description: The house is an unusual 1920s timber framed cottage, clad with weatherboard on lower part of the outer walls, with fibro sheeting above and decramastic metal tile roof. The house features an asymmetrical plan form with modest miniature gables topped by finials adorning the roof, and the verandah post and balustrade of simple profile showing Art Nouveau influence. Other features include hoods over front windows (possibly blind covers), boxed-in entry porch from front verandah, free mounted casement window assemblies, and the original timber-framed crimped woven wire front fence.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: This land was bought by Claude Douglas Duff, a carriage builder of Granville in 1913. On 17 November 1923, he applied to Granville Council to erect a weatherboard cottage on this land worth an estimated £500. This dwelling was first listed in the 1926 Sands Directory, occupied by Duff.

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)
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 PlanAmendment No 2 20 Apr 01 711979

Study details

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

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2245045

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