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1 Gold St South Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1907

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 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, 1 Gold Street, is a typical limestone, brick and iron single storey house dating from 1907. 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

1 Gold Street is a single storey, single room width, limestone, brick and iron house with asymmetrical facade designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are limestone with red brick quoins. The roof is pitched and clad with corrugated iron. The verandah has a separate corrugated iron roof supported by limestone walls. The front door has sidelights and the windows are double hung sash windows. There is a limestone wall to the front boundary line.


Gold Street was gazetted as George Street on 2 September 1904. The land formed a part of a large block owned by Henry Briggs, then President of the Legislative Council. George (Gold) Street was constructed in 1905 at a cost of ₤250. By 1908, a public reserve had been earmarked at the intersection of Francisco Street and George Street. George Street was renamed Gold Street in circa 1921. The majority of the housing stock in the street dates from the late 1890s and early 1900s.
House, 1 Gold Street was built between 1901 and 1915. In that year, it was owned by Martha Davis and occupied by Charles Davis.
A Sewerage plan dated c. 1910 shows a narrow brick residence with a full length front verandah built on the western half of the lot it shared with No. 3 Gold Street. At the back, there was a small rear verandah and weatherboard sleep-out with two adjoining outbuildings – one of galvanised iron and the other of tin.
By 1930/31, the house was owned and occupied by Martha Davis and in the early 1950s, it was owned by Albertina Davis. Albertina rented it to James Gillan for a time, before selling the house to Anka Radetic, who moved in for a few years.
Between the early 1950s and the mid-1960s, Anka Zupan was the registered owner of the house. It was leased to tenants throughout this time. Circa 1965, House 1 Gold Street was bought by Battista & Caterina Pariatore. In 1981, it was owned by the Mollison family.
This place was included in the list of heritage places in the City of Fremantle identified by the Fremantle Society (1979/80) - RED -significant for contributing to the unique character 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).

Other Keywords

The Fremantle MHI management category for this place was amended and adopted by the decision of Council on 28/09/2011.

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


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

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

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

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

Publish place record online (inHerit):


Last Update

06 Mar 2020


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