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QUEEN'S SQUARE

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Author

City of Fremantle

Place Number

20897
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Location

divided by Parry St & High St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government

Fremantle

Region

Metropolitan

Construction Date

0 to 0

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Town Planning Scheme YES 08 Mar 2007

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 2

Level 2

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of considerable cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle and its conservation is a priority.

Statement of Significance

Queen's Square is historically significant as a key element of the original Fremantle town plan drawn in 1833 by J.S. Roe.

Physical Description

Queen's Square is divided by the Parry Street and High Street intersection and comprises of grassed areas, trees (including Norfolk Pine and Palm), paths and seating areas.

History

This square (and associated King's Square q.v.) is highly significant as evidence of the first town plan drawn for Fremantle in 1833 by Surveyor General J.S. Roe.
It is also significant as evidence of the spread of the town eastwards with the development of High Street through the square and then Parry Street. It was effectively cut into four by 1886. In 1986, International Year of Peace, a peace palm, another phoenix canariensis, was planted in this square, as a symbol of the City¹s involvement in peace activities.

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
M. Bosworth, Landscape study, pp. 11-12,18, 45

Place Type

Landscape

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Original PARK\RESERVE Park\Reserve
Present PARK\RESERVE Park\Reserve

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

Viewing Status

Approved

Last Update

10 Apr 2013

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