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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: 26 Walter Street, Granville, NSW 2142
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT2 DP775950
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
26 Walter StreetGranvilleParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The cottage at 26 Walter Street is of significance for the local area for historical and aesthetic reasons and as a representative example of early houses in the area. The cottage, built c. 1910, strongly contributes to streetscape and has additional value as part of the group of cottages of similar age, design, use and materials, located at Nos. 26, 28, 30 and 32 Walter Street.
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Construction years: 1915-
Physical description: Single storey timber framed Edwardian Queen Anne cottage of asymmetrical gable form with off-set front door under galvanised iron bullnose porch. Main roof is hipped corrugated galvanised iron with apex vent onto which sites the main front gable which is half timbered with rough cast plaster and corbelled support straps. Awning shelters triple fronted casement window. Front wall is blocked weatherboards while sides are of feather edge weatherboards. Weldmesh fence to front. Complemented by the surviving sandstone kerb and channel.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: This land was sold to James Herbert Dawes in October 1903. It remained in his hands until his death in the 1950s and then passed to other members of the Dawes family. This dwelling can be traced back as far as 1911 in the Sands Directory. It appears to have been built about 1910.

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: 2245129

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