Ocean Beach Hotel

Author

Town of Cottesloe

Place Number

14894

Location

1 Eric St North Cottesloe

Location Details

Cnr Eric St & Marine Pde

Local Government

Cottesloe

Region

Metropolitan

Construction Date

Constructed from 1907, Constructed from 1936

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
Category
Statewide Hotel Survey Completed 01 Nov 1997

Child Places

  • 07864 OBH Plaque

Statement of Significance

This building began life as a grand Federation Filigree style Hotel in 1907. Designed by architect Louis Bowser Cumpston it was part of the centre of life in the district and remained a meeting point for country families down the generations.

Physical Description

"The Ocean Beach Hotel", The site of a former grand filigree style landmark building of 1907 in a prominent position. The place has been altered beyond recognition but is still of some importance.

History

W.G. Bennett remodelled frontage of OBH in 1936. Tenders were invited for cream cement rendered facade for 2000 pounds.

Integrity/Authenticity

Integrity Destroyed Modifications numerous from the 1930s

Condition

Site

Associations

Name Type Year From Year To
Louis Cumpston Architect 1907 -
W.G. Bennett Architect 1936 -

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Battye J. S; "The Cyclopaedia of Western Australia". Vol 1 p.634-5
"Building Construction". August 1936

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Original Use COMMERCIAL Hotel, Tavern or Inn
Present Use COMMERCIAL Hotel, Tavern or Inn

Architectural Styles

Style
Federation Filigree

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Other GLASS Acrylic Sheet

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Hospitality industry & tourism

Creation Date

10 Dec 1999

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

05 Jul 2017

Disclaimer

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