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241 South Tce South Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1897

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, 241 South Terrace, is a typical rendered masonry and iron single storey house dating from c 1897. The place has aesthetic value for its contribution to the streetscape and the surrounding area. It is representative of the typical workers' houses in the Fremantle area. The place is an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture.

Physical Description

241 South Terrace is a single storey, brick and iron house with a symmetrical facade designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are rendered masonry. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with corrugated iron. The gable end features timber elements. There is a protruding front room with aluminium window and separate corrugated iron awning. The verandah has a separate corrugated iron roof supported on concrete posts and concrete pillar balustrade. Under the verandah is the front door with side and fanlights and another aluminium window. There is a brick wall to the front boundary line.


House, 241 South Terrace was built between 1895 and 1900. It was described in the 1901/02 rate book as a dwelling house owned by T C Burgess and occupied by Sidney Reid.

In 1930/31, the house was owned by Burgess’ estate and was occupied by John Dunn. At this time, it was addressed 119 Mandurah Road.

A Metropolitan Sewerage plan dated 1955 shows a large brick house with a projecting front room to the west and a half length front verandah. A footpath lead from the street to the centrally located front door and across the western half of the façade. At the rear, an asbestos addition stretched across the back, which was linked by a path to a weatherboard outbuilding and toilet.

In 1952, House 241 South Terrace was owned by Beryl Nash and occupied by Lilly Nash. By 1962, Beryl was listed as the occupant.

The house changed hands several times in the mid-1960s before being bought by Ippolita & Modesta Allegretta. In 1999, Fremantle crayfisherman, Damiano Allegretta, said that his family had made cray pots in a shed in the backyard for 36 years.

This place was included in the list of heritage places in the City of Fremantle identified by the Fremantle Society (1979/80) - BROWN -significant for making a positive contribution to the built environment of Fremantle.


High degree of integrity (original intent clear, current use compatible, high long term sustainability).
High degree of authenticity with much original fabric remaining.
(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 Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall RENDER Smooth
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

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Last Update

19 Feb 2020


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