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: 28 Mimosa Street, Clyde, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT104 DP6784
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
28 Mimosa StreetClydeParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 28 Mimosa Street is of significance for the local area for historical reasons, and as a representative example of Federation period timber cottages in the area. The house is readily identifiable as part of the historic building stock of the area and contributes to the streetscape character.
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Construction years: 1920-
Physical description: Single storey cottage has corrugated iron roof on weatherboard walls. Gable roof has a projecting gable to front elevation. The bay has decorative barge boards without finial. Main roof and verandah are hipped, with terracotta tiles. Verandah across front to projecting gable. Timber posts are simple, of square profile.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: This cottage was completed early in 1920. It was the first War Service cottage in Granville Parramatta area. It was commenced as a two room cottage being built by voluntary workers. War Service Homes Commission took over the construction of this cottage. In the loans records of the War Service Homes Commission, this was the third loan for building to be arranged by the Commission in NSW. It was built for Michael Adams, an early volunteer from Granville, who served at Gallipoli. He later became an alderman on Granville Council.

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

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2245079

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