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Item details

Name of item: Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 39 Rosebery Road, Guildford, NSW 2161
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
39 Rosebery RoadGuildfordParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The cottage at 39 Rosebery Street is of significance for the local area for historical reasons and as a representative (if unusual) example of Federation cottages in the local area. The building makes a contribution to the streetscape.
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Construction years: 1910-
Physical description: Edwardian vernacular timber cottage of uncommon plan form, unusual in its u-shape presentation to street, with double gables with linking roof. It features corrugated galvanised iron roof above rusticated broad weatherboards, set on roughly rendered brick base, and plain bevelled boards to side walls. Short central verandah is possibly an alteration, as are the brick piers and balustrade. Other features include 2/2 double hung sash windows, an intact barge board and other trim details, single brick chimney and weldmesh fence to street.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Fair.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: In 1909, two allotments of land here were transferred to Catherine Lundie, wife of Hamilton Lundie, labourer of Guildford. By 1911, she was listed in this position in Sands Directory. In April 1913, she transferred the northern allotment which was then vacant to relative, William Scattergood for £15. Catherine Lundie and her husband continued to be listed at this address in the Directories.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item is historically significant
SHR Criteria b)
[Associative significance]
This item has a significant level of association
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: 2245095

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