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House

Author

City of Albany

Place Number

15563
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Location

54 Vancouver St Albany

Location Details

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 or 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 C

Category C

• Retain and conserve if possible. • Make every endeavour to conserve the significance of the place through the provisions of the City of Albany Town Planning Scheme. • A more detailed Heritage Assessment/Impact Statement to be undertaken before approval given for any development. • Photographically record the place prior to any development.

Statement of Significance

This place is one of a large number of important heritage buildings in Vancouver Street. Vancouver Street is one of the City of Albany's significant Local Heritage Areas in the City of Albany. This house, in a high position above the street, has been part of the streetscape since the Federation period. It has aesthetic, historic and representative significance

Physical Description

Set close to road - house dominates the streetscape
Asymmetrical façade
Painted rendered finish
Projecting gabled wing with steeply pitched corrugated iron roof
Decorative timber barge board
Decorative window moulding and iron work
Verandah across rest of front elevation - flat roof
Hipped corrugated iron roof
Timber verandah posts and balustrading
Access to front door is via angled timber steps
Three chimneys with moulded capping

History

This place is one of a large number of important heritage buildings in Vancouver St. The earliest available records show that Charles Alfred Haslam, labourer, was the owner of this property in 1882 It is not clear when the residence was built. The land subdivide around 1893, and other owners on the title deeds include well known Albany residents Samuel Johnson Haynes (1893), Alexander Robert Richardson (1896), and Herbert Robinson (1911).

Integrity/Authenticity

Integrity: Moderate

Condition

Fair

References

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

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

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

Architectural Styles

Style
Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Painted Brick
Other TIMBER Other Timber
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick

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.