City of Albany

Place Number



54 Vancouver St Albany

Location Details

Local Government



Great Southern

Construction Date

Constructed from 1900

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Jun 2001 Category C

Statement of Significance

This place is one of a large number of important heritage buildings in Vancouver Street. Vancouver Street is one of the City of Albany's significant Local Heritage Areas in the City of Albany. This house, in a high position above the street, has been part of the streetscape since the Federation period. It has aesthetic, historic and representative significance

Physical Description

Set close to road - house dominates the streetscape Asymmetrical façade Painted rendered finish Projecting gabled wing with steeply pitched corrugated iron roof Decorative timber barge board Decorative window moulding and iron work Verandah across rest of front elevation - flat roof Hipped corrugated iron roof Timber verandah posts and balustrading Access to front door is via angled timber steps Three chimneys with moulded capping


This place is one of a large number of important heritage buildings in Vancouver St. The earliest available records show that Charles Alfred Haslam, labourer, was the owner of this property in 1882 It is not clear when the residence was built. The land subdivide around 1893, and other owners on the title deeds include well known Albany residents Samuel Johnson Haynes (1893), Alexander Robert Richardson (1896), and Herbert Robinson (1911).


Integrity: Moderate




Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
R Bodycoat; "Assessment for the Town of Albany Municipal Heritage Inventory" City of Albany 1995
Heritage TODAY Site visit and Assessment 1999

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


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

Architectural Styles

Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Painted Brick
Other TIMBER Other Timber
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

17 Mar 2000

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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