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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: 400 Kissing Point Road, Ermington, NSW 2115
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT2 DP502823
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
400 Kissing Point RoadErmingtonParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 400 Kissing Point Road is of significance for the local area for historical reasons and as a representative example of Federation period cottages in the area. The house, built c. 1914, is readily identifiable as a historic property and contributes to the streetscape and the character of the wider area.
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Construction years: 1914-
Physical description: The house is an asymmetrical, single storey brick residence with projecting gable and tiled roof. It features a roughcast gable end with relief rising sun motif, a restored awning over thrust window, two chimneys and an enclosed rear skillion verandah. The front verandah features paired posts atop a brick balustrade. The front of the house was built in blue brick, with commons on sides. Main entrance door is a simple square and flat panel front door with sidelight. Other features of the property include fibro cement garage, a reconstructed fence and gate, and some Cypress, plantings possibly contemporary with the house.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Excellent.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: This land was conveyed to Raymond Eyles, orchasrdist of Ermington in June 1914. He immediately mortgaged this land to erect this cottage. The 1915 Sands Directory listed William J Eyles as living in this dwelling.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item is 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 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: 2245063

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