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Two Terrace Houses

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Author

City of Fremantle

Place Number

00964
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Location

14-16 Nairn St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government

Fremantle

Region

Metropolitan

Construction Date

1890 to 0

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Register of the National Estate Registered 21 Oct 1980 NA

NA

Classified by the National Trust Classified 01 Aug 1983 NA

NA

Municipal Inventory Adopted 14 Oct 2000 Recommend RHP

Recommend RHP

RHP - To be assessed YES 10 Oct 2003 NA

NA

Statement of Significance

The place has aesthetic and historic significance as a rare example of residential development in the Old Port City area of Fremantle dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The place is of social significance as evidenced by its classification by the National Trust.

Physical Description

Duplex, 14-16 Nairn Street is a two storey rendered pair of houses with verandahs and decorative parapet with a segmental pediment. The verandah has a corrugated iron roof supported by columns with cast iron lacework brackets, fringe and balustrade on the first floor. The tall arched windows are recessed and double sash.

History

Nairn Street was named for Major William Nairn of 46th Regiment, original grantee of land in Grass Valley, east of Northam.
Duplex, 14-16 Nairn Street: Lot 446 was the property of the Higham family from 1873 to c1880. The six-roomed terrace houses replaced earlier dwellings in 1890-91. By c1906 the property belonged to Arthur Davies and Frederick Jones.
Restored in 1983, with additions to No. 16 in 1987 by Carl Payne Architect.
Currently (2002), residential use.

Condition

Good.

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present RESIDENTIAL Terrace housing
Original RESIDENTIAL Terrace housing
Original RESIDENTIAL Conjoined residence

Architectural Styles

Style
Victorian Filigree
Federation Filigree

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Other METAL Wrought Iron
Wall RENDER Smooth
Other TIMBER Other Timber
Wall STONE Limestone
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Settlements

Creation Date

30 May 1989

Viewing Status

Approved

Last Update

22 May 2013

Disclaimer

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