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Shire of Peppermint Grove

Place Number

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56 The Esplanade Peppermint Grove

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Augustus Roe's Residence (fmr)

Local Government

Peppermint Grove



Construction Date

Constructed from 1900

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

Heritage Council
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

This large single storey face brick, timber and tiled residence,
in the Federation Bungalow style, has cultural significance
it is one of the landmark places inPeppermint Grove
due to its size, quality and location;
it is an exemplar of its style and period which retains
a high level of integrity;
it has historical associations with Augustus Roe,
Police Magistrate, the succeedingRoe family and the
it demonstrates that the bureaucratic elite of their day
chose to reside in PeppermintGrove;
it is part of a cultural group;
it is part of a townscape area.

Physical Description

The residence is one of the finest, most handsome, large
bungalows constructed along the Peppermint Grove
foreshore, during the Gold Boom period. It is one of the
landmarks of PeppermintGrove.


The place was built c.1900 for Augustus Roe, Police
Magistrate. Augustus Roe was the youngest son of Perth's
first Surveyor General John Septimus Roe. The place
remained in the Roe family for 65 years until purchased by
the Cullitys. Considerable historical significance.


The residence is one of the finest designs of Olsen and
Sanders and is an exemplar of its style, which retains a high
level of integrity


Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
R Pascoe Western Australia's Capital Suburb, Peppermint Grove

Other Reference Numbers

Ref Number Description
128 Municipal Inventory

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 STONE Limestone
Roof TILE Ceramic Tile

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Domestic activities

Creation Date

27 Jul 1995

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Last Update

19 Feb 2021


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