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Howard Smith Building (fmr)

Author

City of Fremantle

Place Number

00957
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Location

1-3 Mouat St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government

Fremantle

Region

Metropolitan

Construction Date

0 to 0

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Town Planning Scheme YES 08 Mar 2007

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Survey of 20th Ctry Architecture Completed 01 Mar 1988 Recommend RHP

Recommend RHP

RHP - To be assessed YES 11 Apr 2003 NA

NA

Classified by the National Trust Classified 28 Oct 1974 NA

NA

Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978 NA

NA

Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 1B

Level 1B

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of exceptional cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle and its conservation is required. It is recommended that this place be considered for entry in the Heritage Council of Western Australia's Register of Heritage Places.

Statement of Significance

The place is of historic significance as an example of a commercial building in the Old Port City of Fremantle dating from the gold boom period in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The place is significant because, when viewed from the street, it is a substantially intact example of a Federation period commercial building which contributes to the very significant Old Port City of Fremantle. The place is a significant landmark in the Old Port City of Fremantle. The place is of social significance as evidenced by its classification by the National Trust.

Physical Description

Three storey stone and brick corner building with a zero setback from the pavement. The building has a decorative parapet with two tall and highly decorative pediments; one of these faces Phillimore Street. The ground floor is stone and the first and second floors are painted tuck point brick with engaged pilasters; ashlar effect to the first floor, Corinthian to the second floor.

History

Currently (2002), various commercial use.

Condition

Good.

State Heritage Office library entries

ISBN Number Title Medium Year of Publication
1-721064-30-7 Fremantle walks. Book 2006

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present COMMERCIAL Office or Administration Bldg
Original COMMERCIAL Office or Administration Bldg

Architectural Styles

Style
Victorian Free Classical
Federation Free Style
Federation Free Classical

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Painted Brick
Wall STONE Donnybrook Sandstone
Wall RENDER Smooth
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall STONE Granite
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Commercial & service industries

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Approved

Last Update

22 May 2013

Disclaimer

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