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House- 138 Forrest St


Shire of Peppermint Grove

Place Number

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138 Forrest St Peppermint Grove

Location Details

Local Government

Peppermint Grove



Construction Date

Constructed from 1910

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 24 Jul 2018

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 19 Jul 1999 Category 1

Category 1

Buildings, which due to their character create the atmosphere of Peppermint Grove, therefore should be retained, but may be altered and extended in a manner which is both discrete and sympathetic to the original fabric and character so that a significant proportion of the original building is retained and from the street the additions are seen to be a continuation of the same fabric and character.

Statement of Significance

This single storey limestone residence, with its terra cotta
roof and lively rhythmic verandah with its belled corrugated
iron roof, in its open and secure setting, is culturally
significant because:
it is an outstanding example of its style and period;
it shows technical expertise in the adaptation of the
residence and the site planning to local conditions;
it has some historical and social significance;
the place forms part

The residence is an outstanding example of a Queen Anne
style bungalow, with a lively vigorous rhythm, particularly
suited to viewing in the glare of the local climate. It is sited
above the tennis court and the size and prominence of the
residence is emphasised by the stepping and the symmetry of
the street facade

A notable example of a style being particularly adapted to
local conditions and of site planning which complements and
gives prominence to the residence

This site reflects the social development of the suburb. Some
social significance,

Part of a cultural group
Located within a towns cape area

The place is rare for the standard of its aesthetic and
technical achievement.

The place uses a form of dwelling, style and material palette
relatively commonplace within Peppermint Grove during this

Physical Description

Arts & Crafts gables, belled verandah with overscaled
brackets, front gates matching verandah details
Federation Queen Anne
Rhythmic verandah which returns around the twinned gabled
bays. Side entry wing.
Large open front garden and tennis court


One of a group of residences in Forrest Street built for
merchant families in the first decade of the twentieth century.
Some historical significance.


Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Pascoe R; "WesternAustralia's Capital Suburb".

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


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

Architectural Styles

Federation Arts and Crafts

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof TILE Terracotta Tile
Wall STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

04 May 2002

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Last Update

18 Feb 2021


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