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City of Fremantle

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1 Swanbourne St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1913, Constructed from 1898

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

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Statement of Significance

House, 1 Swanbourne Street, is a single storey brick and iron house dating from c1910. The place has aesthetic value for its contribution to the streetscape and the surrounding area. It is representative of the typical building stock located within the residential areas of Fremantle. It is historically significant as a representation of typical workers' houses in the Fremantle area. The place is an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture.

Physical Description

House, 1 Swanbourne Street is a single storey brick and iron house constructed in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are red brick with cream rendered bands to the front and rendered at the side. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with corrugated iron. There is a painted brick chimney evident. The verandah is under a faceted bay supported by rendered pillars with lattice work infill to the top. The facade under the verandah roof has timber framed doors and windows. There is a high timber fence to the front boundary line that prevents further description.


A map titled P.W.D. W.A. 6409 and dated 1898 shows no dwellings on this part of Swanbourne Street. The P.W.D. plan no. 13017 dted 1913 shows a stone or brick dwelling with a timber or iron verandah at the front, protruding forward on the left hand side of the house facing it from the road, while the back of the house shows an extended left hand side, with a timber or iron section on the right hand side of the back section.

From a photo dated c2000, the house is constructed of red brick with dark coloured tuck pointing on the front and 2 lines of cream coloured render 1 brick wide; an iron roof; French doors onto the front verandah with lead-light glass squares. The sides of the building are painted brick. The verandah has a concrete floor, approximately 3 steps up to the verandah, brick and concrete rendered low walls surrounding the verandah, and square lattice on the upper part of the verandah.


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 fair to 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
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Creation Date

07 Aug 2010

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Last Update

03 Mar 2020


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