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15 South St South Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1908

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List YES 08 Mar 2007

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 18 Sep 2000 Level 3

Level 3

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of some cultural heritage significance for its contribution to the heritage of Fremantle in terms of its individual or collective aesthetic, historic, social or scientific significance, and /or its contribution to the streetscape, local area and Fremantle. Its contribution to the urban context should be maintained and enhanced.

Statement of Significance

House, 15 South Street, is a typical rendered masonry and iron single storey house dating from c1908. The place has aesthetic value for its contribution to the streetscape and the surrounding area. It is representative of the typical workers' houses in the Fremantle area. The place is an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture.

Physical Description

15 South Street is a single storey, brick and iron house with a symmetrical facade designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are rendered masonry. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with corrugated iron. The gable end features timber elements and rough cast render. The front elevation has a central front door with fanlight flanked on either side by double hung sash windows. The verandah has a separate tiled roof and is supported by tubular steel posts. There is a rendered corbelled chimney evident. The house is situated at street level and built on the front boundary line.


House, 15 South Street was built between 1900 and 1914. In 1914/15, the cottage was owned and occupied by William Garrard. The rate book for this year also recorded stables on the lot.

By 1930/31, the property was owned by Elizabeth Grant and was occupied by George Butler. At this time, it was addressed 59 South Street. During the 1950s and into the 1960s, Elsie Eriksson was the owner. Avvid Eriksson was the occupier throughout this time.

A Metropolitan Sewerage plan dated 1954 shows a stone and weatherboard house with a full length front verandah built to the street boundary. a galvanised iron structure was located against the back fence.

Between 1979 and 1993, the original bullnosed iron verandah on timber posts was replaced with a sloping tiled verandah. In 1981, House, 15 South Street was owned by the Iraci family.

This place was included in the list of heritage places in the City of Fremantle identified by the Fremantle Society (1979/80) - RED -significant for contributing to the unique character of Fremantle.


High degree of integrity (original intent clear, current use compatible, high long term sustainability).
High degree of authenticity with much original fabric remaining.
(These statements based on street survey only).


Condition assessed as good (assessed from streetscape survey only).

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 BRICK Rendered Brick
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

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Last Update

21 Feb 2020


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