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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: 5 Margaret Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP115160
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
5 Margaret StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 5 Margaret Street is of significance for Parramatta for historical and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of modest Federation period houses in the area. The house is readily identifiable as part of the historic building stock of the area, it is prominent in the streetscape and strongly contributes to its character, and relates to other cottages of similar date and scale in the same street.
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Construction years: 1900-
Physical description: Single storey cottage, single fronted with longitudinal ridge to hipped roof with boxed eaves. Tuck pointed brickwork on front facade, now painted. Roofed with corrugated galvanised iron, with two simple brick chimneys with corbelled caps. Asymmetrical front has paired double hung sashed windows and the entrance tot he right. Later additions include steel and timber front verandah, poorly related to the house, a modern timber picket fence, and an attached carport to side. Beaded fascia to boxed eaves, evidence of earlier verandah (flashing line) and the four panel front door survive.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: The land on which this cottage stands was converted to Torrens Title in December 1909 by Julia Hodgson, widow of Granville. This cottage was first listed in this position in the 1909 Sands Directory. It is shown on the July 1914 Water Board Detail Survey.

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: 2245068

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