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The Tannery (fmr)


Heritage Council

Place Number

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22 Russell St Fremantle

Location Details

Address also includes: 22A Russell St, Fremantle. VFL.

Other Name(s)

Old Barracks, Cottages (fmr)
WA Tannery & Fellmongering Ltd

Local Government




Construction Date

1854 to 2002

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Town Planning Scheme YES 08 Mar 2007 City of Fremantle
State Register Permanent 18 May 2004 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 1A

Level 1A

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of exceptional cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle. This place is entered onto the Heritage Council of Western Australia’s Register of Heritage Places. All development applications must be referred to the Heritage Council for approval.

City of Fremantle
Classified by the National Trust Classified 11 Feb 2002 NA



Name Association Type Date From Date To
Lefroy Henry Maxwell Asst Super, Convict Estab Previous Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
Henry Vincent Architect 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
the c.1854 limestone building is one of a small number of buildings Henry Vincent, building style, influenced by Henry Willey Reveley Architect 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
Henry Willey Reveley Architect 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
John & Julie Gill Previous Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
W C R A Doig & J McLean Dagleish Previous Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
WA Tannery and Fellmongering Ltd Original Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
William Owston, master mariner Previous Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
William Edward Marmion, merchant Previous Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
E W Davies Previous Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
convicts Other Association 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
Henry Maxwell Lefroy Original Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014
G F Gallop & J H Payne, shipping agents Previous Owner 23/09/2014 23/09/2014

State Heritage Office library entries

ISBN Number Title Medium Year of Publication
Conservation plan for Tannery at 22 Russell Street, Fremantle. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1996
The history of the Tannery Building 1. Heritage Study {Other} 1998

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Present RESIDENTIAL Flats\Apartment Block
Present VACANT\UNUSED Vacant\Unused

Architectural Styles

Victorian Georgian
Federation Warehouse

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof STONE Limestone
Wall STONE Limestone
Wall ASBESTOS Fibrous Cement, flat
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Face Brick
Other TIMBER Other Timber

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Early settlers
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Workers {incl. Aboriginal, convict}
OCCUPATIONS Manufacturing & processing

Creation Date

15 Apr 1996

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Last Update

23 Sep 2014


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