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House

Author

City of Albany

Place Number

15561
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Location

27 Vancouver St Albany

Location Details

Cnr Cuthbert St

Local Government

Albany

Region

Great Southern

Construction Date

Constructed from 1900

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Jun 2001 Category B

Category B

• Requires a high level of protection. • Provide maximum encouragement to the owner under the City of Albany Town Planning Scheme to conserve the significance of the place. • A more detailed Heritage Assessment/Impact Statement to be undertaken before approval given for any major redevelopment. • Incentives to promote heritage conservation should be considered.

Statement of Significance

This Federation Arts and Crafts house is built on a corner setting (Cuthbert Street and Vancouver Street). The asymmetrical design complements the corner situation, as it appears the house has two frontages. This house has aesthetic, historic and representative heritage signifcance.

Physical Description

Prominent corner location
Frontage on two streets
Projecting wing with gables on each frontage
Gable adorned with stucco and timber infill
Prominent timber framed window with three panels on each wing.
Coloured glass lights (fixed panes) above windows
Hipped corrugated iron roof
Verandah under broken backed continuation of the main steeply pitched roof
Timber verandah posts and decorative trim
Two tall chimneys with moulded capping
Rustic picket and brick fence

History

This place is one of a large number of important heritage buildings in Vancouver St.

Integrity/Authenticity

Integrity: High
Modifications: Façade would have been tuckpointed brick - now painted,
Addition at rear of house and Timber verandah posts and trim appear new

Condition

Fair

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Heritage TODAY Site visit and Assessment 1999
R Bodycoat; "Assessment for the Town of Albany Municipal Heritage Inventory" City of Albany 1995

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Style
Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Settlements

Creation Date

17 Mar 2000

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

This information is provided voluntarily as a public service. The information provided is made available in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate. However, the information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information.