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165 South Tce Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1905

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, 165 South Terrace, is a typical limestone, brick and tile single storey house dating from c1905. 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

165 South Terrace is a single storey, limestone, brick and tile house built c1905 and designed as an example of the Victorian Georgian style of architecture. The walls are limestone with red brick quoins. The roof is pitched and clad with tiles. The verandah has a continuous tiled roof. There is a brick and rendered corbelled chimney evident. There is a high brick wall to the front boundary line making further description difficult.


House, 165 South Terrace was built between 1900 and c. 1910. A Metropolitan Sewerage plan dated c. 1910 shows a brick building built against the eastern boundary of the lot. The house had a full length front verandah and a rear verandah enclosed at both ends with weatherboard. It also had a centrally located front path.

By 1914/15, the property was owned by Ernest Fortescue and occupied by George Walter. At this time, it was numbered 9 Mandurah Road. Fortescue was still the owner in the early 1930s, when John Anderson was the occupant.

Cesara De Giovanni was the owner and occupier in the 1950s and 1960s. By 1981, House, 165 was owned by the Barlett family.

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
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Face Brick
Roof TILE Terracotta Tile
Wall STONE Limestone

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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