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City of Albany

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34 Serpentine Rd Albany

Location Details

Local Government



Great Southern

Construction Date

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

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Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

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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 house has a rare design with a central chimney. Extensions tot he rear have been done sympathetically with the character of the house. The house has aesthetic, historic and representative heritage significance.

Physical Description

Elevated position on high side of the road
House set on exposed stone foundations
Two identical projecting gabled wings
Ornate set of three windows in each gabled wing, two rectangular windows either side of an arched almost
Gothic looking window
Gables have decorative barge boards and finials
Brick rendered walls
Central chimney with moulded capping
Hipped corrugated iron roof
Verandah under separate roof with unadorned wooden posts and cement floor


Integrity: High
Modifications: Large sympathetically designed extension with similar stone footings as original part of house




Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Heritage TODAY Site visit and Assessment 1999

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


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

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Other STONE Local Stone
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

17 Mar 2000

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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