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HOUSE, 328 HIGH STREET

Author

City of Fremantle

Place Number

23293
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Location

328 High St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government

Fremantle

Region

Metropolitan

Construction Date

Constructed from 1926, Constructed from 1927

Demolition Year

N/A

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Statement of Significance

House, 328 High Street, is a single storey brick and iron house dating from 1926. 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, 328 High Street is a single storey brick and zincalume house constructed as a simple variation of the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are painted rendered brick. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with zincalume. The gable features decorative timber fretwork, a timber roof vent and a finial. There is painted brick chimney evident. The verandah is under a continuous roof supported by round concrete columns on a rendered masonry half wall. The asymmetrical front façade has a protruding front room under the gable roof with a timber framed sash window. Around and under the window is rendered decorative detailing. The facade under the verandah roof has a door and a timber framed sash window. The house is situated at street level. There are no front garden plantings and the front yard has been paved. Subdivision of the block has allowed for a new residence at the rear.

History

As was customary in English towns, the main street of the town was named High St.
The land on which house 328 High Street stands was vacant land in 1916/17 owned by Sir Henry Briggs. Briggs (b.1844 d.1919) was born in Kettering, Northamptonshire England and was the first headmaster of Fremantle Grammar School from 1882 – 1897. He was also secretary of the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, a J P, a trustee of the Western Australian Public Library and Art Gallery and from 1906 – 1909 President of the Legislative Council. He was knighted in 1916.
Ernest Charman owned the land in the 1920s and by 1926/27 a house had been built and Charman was the owner/occupier. Walter James Aylmore was the next owner from the mid 1930s and still owned the house in 1947. Aylmore had tenants in this period.
The house was originally number 610 and is Lot 1163.

Integrity/Authenticity

High degree of integrity (original intent clear, current use compatible, high long term sustainability).
Medium degree of authenticity with some original fabric remaining.
(These statements based on street survey only).

Condition

Condition assessed as good (assessed from streetscape survey only).

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 BRICK Rendered Brick
Roof METAL Zincalume

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Settlements

Creation Date

09 Aug 2010

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

26 Feb 2020

Disclaimer

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