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House

Author

City of Albany

Place Number

15525
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Location

2 Rowley St Albany

Location Details

Local Government

Albany

Region

Great Southern

Construction Date

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
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Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
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Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Jun 2001 Category B

Category B

• Requires a high level of protection. • Provide maximum encouragement to the owner under the City of Albany Town Planning Scheme to conserve the significance of the place. • A more detailed Heritage Assessment/Impact Statement to be undertaken before approval given for any major redevelopment. • Incentives to promote heritage conservation should be considered.

Statement of Significance

Rowley Street has a stock of heritage places that range from the Victorian era through to the Federation period. This house is elevated above the road and is a solid, well-kept example of a Late/Victorian or Early Federation house with a projecting bay wing.

Physical Description

Elevated position
Projecting wing with Bay window
Retaining wall
Chimney with moulded capping
Sash wooden framed windows
Asymmetrical façade
Hipped corrugated iron roof
Verandah under separate roof
Good condition
Sound integrity

History

During 1992 this house was extensively renovated and restored by owners J and E Rourke. A and M Owens did the building work on the designs of Evan Samiotis. As a result the architectural work was recognised by an Albany Award for Renovation and Extension in 1992.

Integrity/Authenticity

Integrity: High
Modifications: Brick Garage and Large additions to the rear

Condition

Good

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Oral information provided by owners of property J and E Rourke 2000
R Bodycoat; "Assessment for the Town of Albany Municipal Heritage Inventory" 1995
Heritage TODAY Site visit and Assessment 1999

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Style
Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Settlements

Creation Date

17 Mar 2000

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

This information is provided voluntarily as a public service. The information provided is made available in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate. However, the information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information.