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City of Fremantle

Place Number

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13-19 Mouat St Fremantle

Location Details

Other Name(s)

W Sandover Warehouse
Notre Dame University ND1

Local Government




Construction Date

1890 to 0

Demolition Year


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
Classified by the National Trust Classified 28 Oct 1974 NA


Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978 NA


Catholic Church Inventory YES 01 Jul 1998 High level of protection - TPS

High level of protection - TPS

Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 1B

Level 1B

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of exceptional cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle and its conservation is required. It is recommended that this place be considered for entry in the Heritage Council of Western Australia's Register of Heritage Places.

Statement of Significance

The place is of historic significance as an example of a commercial building in the Old Port City of Fremantle dating from the gold boom period in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Fine example in the Federation Free Classical style. Social significance as part of the Notre Dame University campus.The place is of social significance as evidenced by its classification by the National Trust.

Physical Description

Two storey rendered building with engaged ashlar effect pilasters and a zero setback from the pavement. There is a decorative parapet with balustrade and bracketed cornice. The ground floor has stucco architraves over arched windows and a central drive through entrance, an attached single storey gateway entrance is on the south side. The first floor has decorative stucco skirts and architraves to the sash windows.


The rates records of 1890 show a new building listed as the property of William Sandover on lots 33, 34, & 35 and iron store rooms on lot 36.
21-23 Mouat St was a brick and iron warehouse building demolished in c1992 for Notre Dame Courtyard. Photographic record Oct 1991 by Oldham Boas Ednie-Brown architects.
Currently (2002) Notre Dame University.



State Heritage Office library entries

ISBN Number Title Medium Year of Publication
A revised preliminary social and physical impact investigation for placement of the University of Notre Dame Australia in Fremantle A summary of impacts Report 1989
Evaluation of Notre Dame Australia : draft development plan. Report 1989
Interiors project Report 1992
A preliminary social and physical impact investigation for placement of the University of Notre Dame Australia in Fremantle. Report 1989

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original COMMERCIAL Warehouse
Original COMMERCIAL Office or Administration Bldg
Present RESIDENTIAL Two storey residence
Present EDUCATIONAL Tertiary Institution

Architectural Styles

Federation Warehouse
Federation Free Classical
Federation Free Style

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall STONE Limestone
Wall RENDER Smooth
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Commercial & service industries
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS River & sea transport

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

22 May 2013


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