Cottage | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 10 Florrie Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT2 DP113288
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
10 Florrie StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 10 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. 1925, 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 adjacent Nos. 6 and 8 of the same street.
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Construction years: 1925-
Physical description: The house is a single storey timber cottage with asymmetrical plan, possibly a ready-cut prefabricated kit. Its main features include main hipped roof with projecting front gable, rusticated boards to front and feather edged to side, 1/1 double hung sash windows, projecting room windows placed under hood framing with slat sides and curvilinear brackets under sill, simple brackets and posts to front verahdah, decramastic metal tile roof, brick chimney with simple pots, louvred vent gablet to ridge peak and modern weldmesh fence.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: Thomas Hotchkiss, a pattern make of Granville purchased this land in 1916. On 17 October 1925, builder H Crouch applied for the owner T Hotchkiss to erect a weatherboard house on this land worth £650. Hotchkiss mortgaged the land in January 1926 to erect this building. This house first appeared in the 1927 Sands Directory occupied by Thomas Hotchkiss.

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

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2245046

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