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Round House and Arthur Head Reserve


Heritage Council

Place Number

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Lot 2051 Phillimore St Fremantle

Location Details

Arthur Head, W End of High St on the axis of & western end of High St.

Local Government




Construction Date

1830 to 1831

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Town Planning Scheme YES 08 Mar 2007 City of Fremantle
State Register Permanent 19 Nov 1993 Register Entry

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Classified by the National Trust Classified 02 Nov 1967 NA


Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978 NA


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


Name Association Type Date From Date To
Fremantle Whaling Company Other Association 21/11/2014 21/11/2014
Henry Reveley, Civil Engineer to the Colony Architect 21/11/2014 21/11/2014
design was based on Bentham's panopticon Other Association 21/11/2014 21/11/2014
REVELEY, Henry REVELEY, Henry Willey. Architect 21/11/2014 21/11/2014
Manning, Lewis & Duffield Builder 21/11/2014 21/11/2014

State Heritage Office library entries

ISBN Number Title Medium Year of Publication
Arthur Head Reserve - secret tunnel : condition assessment and recommendations / Arup Geotechnics. Report 2000
The Roundhouse and Arthur Head Fremantle : conservation plan (first draft). Heritage Study {Other} 1984
Arthur Head Reserve Fremantle Book 1990
Limestone conservation study prepared for the City of Fremantle Report 1993
Arthur Head bakery : conservation works report / by Considine and Griffiths Architects Pty Ltd ; with Gaye Nayton, archaeologist. Heritage Study {Other} 2001
Arthur Head Reserve, Fremantle : interim report : conservation of natural and built limestone elements / prepared for Fremantle City Council by Ove Arup & Partners. Report 1999
Arthur Head Reserve conservation : draft implementation plan : February 1998. Heritage Study {Other} 1998
Exploratory excavations at Arthur Head Stage 2 of the NEP Archaeological Programme. Book 1988
A conservation plan for the Round House Fremantle. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1995
Bathers Bay 1984 : report for the Australian Heritage Commission. Heritage Study {Other} 1984
Report on the historical archaeological potential of Arthur Head and directions for future management and research Book 1988
Review of Conservation Plan The Roundhouse Conservation Project for the City of Fremantle Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1996
Arthur Head Reserve Limestone Natural and Built Features-Amalgamated Technical Reports 1996-1998 Heritage Study {Other} 1999
The Round House Heritage Study {Other} 1973
The excavation and conservation of a 19th century retaining wall at Bathers Beach Fremantle Western Australia Arthur Head Stage Three Book 1990
Arthur Head Reserve : conservation plan : supporting documentation. Heritage Study {Other} 1998
ISBN 909994 82 X Western Australia An architectural heritage Book 1979
Report of an investigation into the historical archaeological resource within the Arthur Head area Fremantle Heritage Study {Other} 1984
1-721064-30-7 Fremantle walks. Book 2006
Report on an investigation into the Aboriginal heritage of the Arthur Head area Fremantle Heritage Study {Other} 1984
Whaling Station and maritime heritage trail, Arthur Head Reserve masterplan. Heritage Study {Other} 2005
0646445685 Fremantle : beyond the Round House. Book 2005
Restoration of old sea wall Arthur Head Fremantle final report Heritage Study {Other} 1992
Arthur Head Reserve Fremantle Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Other} 1999
Perth ... and South-Western Australia in natural colour. Book 1960

Place Type

Precinct or Streetscape


Epoch General Specific
Present EDUCATIONAL Museum

Architectural Styles


Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall STONE Limestone
Roof CONCRETE Other Concrete
Roof TIMBER Weatherboard

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Aboriginal people
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Workers {incl. Aboriginal, convict}

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

21 Nov 2014


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