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HOUSE, 196 SOUTH TERRACE

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Author

City of Fremantle

Place Number

01005
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Location

196 South Tce Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government

Fremantle

Region

Metropolitan

Construction Date

1901 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
Classified by the National Trust Classified 06 Oct 1980 NA

NA

Register of the National Estate Permanent 28 Sep 1982 NA

NA

Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 2

Level 2

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of considerable cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle and its conservation is a priority.

Statement of Significance

House, 196 South Terrace, is a typical limestone, brick and iron single storey house dating from c 1901. 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

196 South Terrace is a single storey, limestone, brick and iron house with an asymmetrical facade built c.1901 and designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are limestone with red brick quoins. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with corrugated iron. The gable end has decorative timber elements and finial. The façade is asymmetrical with a protruding front room with two double hung sash windows with iron security grills. The verandah wraps around the front façade and has a separate corrugated iron bullnose roof supported on chamfered timber posts with decorative timber brackets and frieze with a decorative timber balustrade. The front door is recessed under the verandah and has another double hung sash window with iron security grill to one side. There are two rendered corbelled chimneys evident. There is a limestone wall to the front boundary line.

History

A Metropolitan Sewerage plan dated c. 1910 shows that the houses at 186, 188, 190, 192, 194 and 196 South Terrace was of similar plan form. All were stone houses of rectangular shape with a projecting front room (rectangular) to the south, with full length front verandahs and centrally located front paths. It would appear that all were built with a bathroom attached to the rear. House, 196 South Terrace had a variety of additions to the rear, made variously of weatherboard and galvanised iron. A path led from the front of the house, down the side, across the rear and into the back yard. At the back of the yard was a galvanised iron stabled and shed.

Circa 1910, John Bateman entered a partnership with Frederick Hollis, with Hollis becoming co-owner of Bateman’s South Fremantle properties. By 1920/21, House, 196 South Terrace was owned by Amelia Atkinson. John Atkinson was listed as the occupant. [It is not known if this is the same John Atkinson that lived in the house between 1901 and c. 1907.]

By 1930, the house was owned by Linda Barrett and occupied by William Charlesworth. The Hislop family were the owners and occupiers from the mid-1930s until at least the early 1950s.

The house was extensively renovated in the early 1980s. The house, with a rear addition designed by architect Bernard Seeber, was nominated for a ‘House of the Year’ award in the 1987 alterations and additions category.

This place was included in the list of heritage places in the City of Fremantle identified by the Fremantle Society (1979/80) - PURPLE - of architectural and historic significance in its own right.

Integrity/Authenticity

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

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

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
11938 City of Fremantle Rate Books Council Records

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

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

Architectural Styles

Style
Federation Bungalow
Victorian Filigree

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Face Brick
Wall STONE Local Stone
Wall STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

30 May 1989

Viewing Status

Approved

Last Update

5 Jun 2013

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