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Shire of Peppermint Grove

Place Number

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32 Irvine St Peppermint Grove

Location Details

Local Government

Peppermint Grove



Construction Date

Constructed from 1905, 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 Category 2

Category 2

Buildings which also contribute to the character and atmosphere of Peppermint Grove. These buildings may be altered or extended in a manner which recognises and retains some original features or which may be demolished, but the replacement building should recognise by its position the adjoining residence and precinct. The owner to provide an archival record for any building demolished under this category and the Shire to provide a plaque for inclusion in the adjoining footpath to recognise the cultural significance of the property.

Statement of Significance

This single storey painted brick and iron residence, in the
Federation Queen Anne style, has cultural significance
it was adapted from residential to hospital purposes
in the InterWar period, when it was known as Nurse
Piper's, and later adapted back to residential
it is part of a cultural group and a townscape area.

Physical Description

The residence is now rundown and a shadow of its former
lively presence. Much of the exterior facade to the street is
intact apart from the loss of verandah posts and details. The
original house would have been red face brickwork with
contrasting render details. The contrast in colours and
finishes has been lost.


Numbers 28, 30 and 32 Irvine Street were all built in the
first decade of the twentieth century and form a group.
Between c.1913 and 1930 No 32 operated as a private
hospital known as 'Nurse Piper's'. Some historical

The place is a straightforward example of a Federation
Queen Anne bungalow with a distinctive gable treatment. It
has a moderate level of integrity.

The place is part of a cultural group.
The place is part of a townscape area.


Verandah posts replaced, Adapted for hospital purposes in
Inter War period & subsequently reverted back to
residential. Front verandah is now a pergola.




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

Other Reference Numbers

Ref Number Description
67 Municipal Inventory

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Other Use HEALTH Hospital

Architectural Styles

Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Painted Brick
Wall STONE Limestone
Other PLASTER Other Plaster

Creation Date

04 May 2002

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Last Update

19 Feb 2021


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