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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: 20 Hewlett Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT3 DP775950
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
20 Hewlett StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 20 Hewlett Street is of significance for Parramatta LGA for historical and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of quality Federation period residences in the area. It has additional significance for the Granville local area for its contribution to the streetscape character, enhanced by the similarities in age, design, use and materials between this house and the adjacent houses.
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Construction years: 1914-
Physical description: Brick cottage with vented main roof of slate with terracotta ridge capping and finials. Notable features include two tall chimneys topped by terra-cotta pots, casement windows in triple sets of panes with plain glass, timber decoration around verandah posts of elongated brackets, exposed rafter ends under verandah eaves, and rough cast render on panels under projecting gable. Windows to front have rendered sill details. Verandah is of later concrete/tile surface. Side windows are 1/1 double hung sashes. Layer low brick fence with wrought iron gate is possibly a 1950s addition.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: This allotment was transferred to James Herbert Dawes, a plumber of Granville in November 1909. This cottage was shown in this position on the Water Board Detail Survey on May 1914. Dawes let the cottage to tenants

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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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2245054

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