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11 Francisco St South Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1899

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, 11 Francisco Street, is a typical limestone, brick and iron single storey house dating from 1899. 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

11 Francisco Street is a single storey timber and iron house constructed c.1899 in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are timber framed and clad with timber weatherboards. The roof is hipped and clad with corrugated iron. The verandah is under a separate corrugated iron bullnose roof supported by timber posts with decorative iron brackets. The symmetrical front façade has a central front door flanked on either side by timber framed casement windows. There is one chimney with chimney pot evident. The house is situated at street level. There is a limestone wall with brick capping and pillars to the front boundary line.


Francisco Street is named after Alexander Francisco, who was associated with Lionel Samson & Son. He later conducted a spirit merchant’s business of his own, and held the position of postmaster. He was also on the Fremantle Town Trust in 1848, 1857-63 and again 1865-66. Francisco Street was developed in the late 1890s.
House, 11 Francisco Street was built c. 1899. In 1900 it was owned by J Attwood, but it was soon bought by James Garden. By 1912/13, the property was owned and occupied by Louisa Frederickson. Arthur Dixon was the owner and occupier in 1922/23; Priscilla Nicholls in 1932/33. Ms Nicholls retained ownership of House, 11 Francisco Street until c. 1950.
A Metropolitan Sewerage plan dated 1954 shows a weatherboard residence with a full length front verandah. At the rear of the house, there was a weatherboard addition and a separate asbestos laundry with attached toilet.
House, 11 Francisco Street has changed hands a number of times since c. 1950. owners include, Christina Brammar (c. 1952); Christian Palfreman (c. 1955); Vernon Martin (c. 1960); Jarry Jakovich (early 1970s); Joseph Garbin (mid-1970s); and Russell and Gayle Pratt (c. 1980). The property has had a couple of owners since that time.
This place was identified by the Fremantle Society in 1979/80 as being of cultural heritage significance. (Coded: Brown: "Positively contributing to the built environment")


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
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall STONE Limestone
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

Publish place record online (inHerit):


Last Update

06 Mar 2020


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