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4 Stirling St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1924, Constructed from 1925

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, 4 Stirling Street, is a single storey brick and tile house dating from 1924. 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, 4 Stirling Street is a single storey brick and tile house constructed in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are rendered brick to the front, and painted brick at the rear of the sides. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with tiles, and has terracotta finials and two chimneys, and exposed rafters. The verandah is under a continuous tiled roof supported by timber posts on rendered pillars. The asymmetrical front façade has a porch verandah with timber framed doors. There is an enclosed room off the porch. The house is situated above street level with concrete steps leading up to the porch. There is a brick and timber picket fence to the front boundary line. Vegetation in the front yard prevents further description.


Constructed in 1924-25, as a residence for Richard Rennie, House 4 Stirling Street is a brick and stone bungalow, costing £1000 to erect. Rennie himself was the contractor. He served on the council and Tramways & Electric Lighting Board, and has a detailed obituary in the West Australian (21 November 1936).


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 assessed as fair to 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

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

08 Jan 2007

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Last Update

03 Mar 2020


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