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61 Attfield St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1914, Constructed from 1913

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List YES 08 Mar 2007

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 18 Sep 2000 Level 3

Level 3

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of some cultural heritage significance for its contribution to the heritage of Fremantle in terms of its individual or collective aesthetic, historic, social or scientific significance, and /or its contribution to the streetscape, local area and Fremantle. Its contribution to the urban context should be maintained and enhanced.

Statement of Significance

House, 61 Attfield Street is a rendered masonry and iron single storey cottage dating from 1913/14. The place has aesthetic value for its contribution to the streetscape and the surrounding area. It is representative of terrace houses in the Fremantle area. The place is a late example of the Federation Queen Anne style of architecture.

Physical Description

House, 61 Attfield Street is a single storey, rendered masonry and iron house with an asymmetrical facade designed as an example of the Federation Queen Anne style of architecture. The walls are rendered masonry. The roof has hips, gables and Dutch gables and is clad with corrugated iron. There is a projecting front room with a timbered gable and a corrugated iron bullnose awning over the front window, with decorative timber support brackets. The verandah has a corrugated iron bullnose roof and is supported by square timber posts with decorative timber brackets. There are brick chimneys with rendered corbels. There is a low rendered masonry wall to the front boundary line with a garden behind.
Second storey additions to the rear of the house, of brick veneer and iron.


House, 61 Attfield Street was formerly 87 Attfield Street. Numbers changed in 1935/36.
This house was built in 1913/14 for the owner and occupier, Leslie Emmerson Smith. He retained ownership and occupancy of the place for some years. During the 1930s, the house was owned and occupied by John Lloyd Morgan.
The property was connected to mains sewerage in 1914.
This place was identified by the Fremantle Society in 1979/80 as being of cultural heritage significance. (Coded: Red: "Significantly contributing to the unique character of Fremantle.)
A photograph of the house taken at this time shows that the house was in good condition with a painted front façade and most original features, such as a dark coloured corrugated iron roof and bullnosed. A low masonry wall on the front boundary with a metal decorative trim is a later addition.


Medium to high degree of integrity (original intent clear, current use compatible, high long term sustainability).
Medium degree of authenticity with much original fabric remaining but with some alterations.
(These statements based on street survey only).


Condition assessed as good (assessed from streetscape survey only).

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Present Use RESIDENTIAL One-and-a-half storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

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Last Update

21 Feb 2020


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