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Dock Building


City of Fremantle

Place Number

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13-15 Phillimore St Fremantle

Location Details


Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1900

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List YES 28 Sep 2011

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 28 Sep 2011 Level 1B

Level 1B

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of exceptional cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle and its conservation is required. It is recommended that this place be considered for entry in the Heritage Council of Western Australia's Register of Heritage Places.

Statement of Significance

The place is a fine example of a Federation Free Classical style building, with elaborate stucco decoration above the ground floor level, that makes a significant contribution to the streetscape.The place is of historic significance as an example of a commercial building in the Old Port City of Fremantle dating from the gold boom period in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Physical Description

Two storey painted brick and parapeted building, which has a zero setback from the street. The parapet has low pier balustrading and a decorative pediment where 'Dock Building' appears in stucco. The ground floor façade features a central arched entrance with decorative stucco over two doors (numbers 13 and 15). There are stucco architraves above the slightly arched fanlight windows and engaged pilasters to both floors.


Built c1900 as Dock Buildings, occupied by various companies.
Currently (2002) commercial use (AGS World Transport).



Other Keywords

This place was adopted onto the Fremantle MHI and the Heritage List by the decision of Council on 28/09/2011.

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
1015 Interiors project Report 1992
7902 Fremantle walks. Book 2006

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use COMMERCIAL Office or Administration Bldg
Original Use COMMERCIAL Other
Original Use COMMERCIAL Office or Administration Bldg

Architectural Styles

Inter-War Free Classical
Federation Free Classical

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick
Wall BRICK Face Brick
Wall BRICK Painted Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Commercial & service industries

Creation Date

29 Nov 1995

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Last Update

28 Feb 2020


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