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House- 15 Irvine St


Shire of Peppermint Grove

Place Number

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15 Irvine St Peppermint Grove

Location Details

Local Government

Peppermint Grove



Construction Date

Constructed from 1913, Constructed from 1905

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

The single storey brick and iron cottage, in the Federation
Arts & Crafts style, has cultural significance because:
it has long historical associations with the Whitfield
and Cariss families, valued members of the
Peppermint Grove community;
it is an attractive and representative example of a
Federation Arts & Crafts style cottage, which
presents strikingly to the street;
it is part of a cultural group and a townscape area.

The place is an attractive example of a cottage in the
Federation Arts & Crafts style which has been adapted in its
plan form to maximise the presentation to the street

The place is a good example of a Federation Arts & Crafts
cottage where the stylistic elements of the decorative gables
are given greater prominence by the rhythm of the 'waterfall
front' arrangement. A high level of integrity has been

The place is part of a cultural group.
The place is part of the towns cape area at the western end of
Irvine Street.

Cottages of this style and quality are comparatively rare in
the suburb.

The place is a good example of the Federation Arts & Crafts
style for a Peppermint Grove cottage.

Physical Description

En fillade of gables
Return crippled verandah, terminating at entry
Fenced garden, visually open to Irvine Street


Association with the Whitfield family for half a century, then
the Cariss family for some decades. Both families were
valued members ofthe Peppermint Grove community. 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
Wall BRICK Painted Brick
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Creation Date

30 Apr 2002

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Last Update

18 Feb 2021


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