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HOUSE, 94 SOLOMON STREET

Author

City of Fremantle

Place Number

21808
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Location

94 Solomon St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government

Fremantle

Region

Metropolitan

Construction Date

Constructed from 1902, Constructed from 1903

Demolition Year

N/A

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, 94 Solomon Street, is a single storey limestone and iron house dating from 1902. 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, 94 Solomon Street is a single storey masonry and corrugated iron house constructed in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are limestone. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with corrugated iron. The verandah is under a separate corrugated iron roof supported by timber posts and timber balustrade. The asymmetrical front façade has a central front door with timber framed sash windows with iron security grills. The house is elevated from street level with cement steps leading to the front entrance. There is a rendered masonry and steel wall to the front boundary line with a steel gate set between two feature brick posts. Vegetation limits further description.

History

Solomon Street was originally known as Mary Street, gazetted in 1905. It changed its name in 1951/52 to honour Elias Solomon, a Fremantle merchant and politician who built a house and lived in this street. Solomon was a Town Councillor 1878-1880, 1883-1886, Mayor in 1889-1891, 1896-98 and 1900-01. He was a state parliamentarian, MLA for the seat of South Fremantle 1892-1901, then transferred to Federal Politics with a seat in the House of Representatives from 1901-1903. Solomon was the first Member for Fremantle in the Federal Government.

A villa was erected on this lot 1902-03 for Sarah Keane.
This place was identified by the Fremantle Society in 1979/80 as being of cultural heritage significance. (Coded: Brown: "Positively contributing to the built environment")
This place received a Conservation Incentives Award in 1991.

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
11117 Fremantle Local History Collection Files, (filed by address) LHC File

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

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

Architectural Styles

Style
Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall STONE Limestone
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Settlements

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

19 Feb 2020

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