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Dalkeith House


City of Fremantle

Place Number

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160 High St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1890

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List YES 08 Mar 2007
State Register Registered 15 Oct 1999 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation
Heritage Council

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
Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978

Heritage Council
Restrictive Covenant YES

Heritage Council
Classified by the National Trust Classified 09 Oct 1973

Heritage Council
Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 1A

Level 1A

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of exceptional cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle. This place is entered onto the Heritage Council of Western Australia’s Register of Heritage Places. All development applications must be referred to the Heritage Council for approval.

Statement of Significance

Refer to HCWA's Assessment Documentation of Places for Entry in the Register of Heritage Places.

Physical Description

Refer to Heritage Council of Western Australia's Register of Heritage Places - Register and Assessment Documentation.
A large ornate house with a complex roof form. The gable ends have elaborate decorative timber work. The double storey bullnosed verandah roof is supported by decorative posts with filigree brackets and frieze. The upstairs verandah has filigree balustrading. The verandah wraps the building on two sides. A double storey rectilinear bay to the front elevation is decorated with stucco moulding and sill detailing. Paired timber windows pierce the bay. Corbelled chimneys intact.


Refer to Heritage Council of Western Australia's Register of Heritage Places - Register and Assessment Documentation.
Built as a two-storied residence with stables for the Gallop family in the late 1890s. In 1902/3 occupied by W. F. Samson a former Mayor, designed by architect O.N. Nicholson. From 1974 to 1979 Dalkeith House was used as a community school, it later was occupied by a medical practice. Now a private residence again, it is currently (1996) being restored.


Name Type Year From Year To
O N Nicholson. Architect - -

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Two storey residence
Other Use EDUCATIONAL Special School
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Two storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Wall STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Early settlers
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

21 Mar 2019


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