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7 South St South 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, 7 South Street, is a typical rendered masonry 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

7 South Street is a single storey, single room width, limestone, rendered masonry and tiled house with asymmetrical facade built by 1905 and designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are limestone and rendered masonry. Note: evidence of original quoining. The roof is gabled and clad with tiles. The gable end has a timber finial. The verandah has a separate tiled roof supported by side rendered masonry walls and columns with a rendered masonry balustrade. The front door has side and fanlights and there is a double casement window on the front facade. There is a rendered masonry wall to the front boundary line.


House, 7 South Street was built between 1900 and c. 1910. A Metropolitan Sewerage plan from that time shows a long, narrow brick residence built on the same lot as 9 South Street. The house had a full length front verandah and the rear verandah was enclosed on each end with weatherboard.

By 1914/15, the cottage was owned by Sarah Williams and occupied by Frederick Ohde. At this time, it was addressed 21 South Street.

House, 7 South Street continued to be a rental property during Sarah Adams’ ownership in the early 1930s. Cosmo Farinola was the owner occupier in the 1950s and 1960s. In 1981, the house was owned by the Scarlata 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.


Medium degree of integrity (original intent mostly 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 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 Rendered Brick
Wall RENDER Smooth
Wall STONE Limestone
Roof TILE Terracotta Tile

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

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Last Update

21 Feb 2020


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