City of Fremantle

Place Number



9 Gold St South Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1915

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
Heritage List YES 08 Mar 2007

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 3

Statement of Significance

House, 9 Gold Street, is a typical rendered masonry and iron single storey house dating from c1915. The place has aesthetic value for its contribution to the streetscape and the surrounding area. It is representative of the typical workers' houses in the Fremantle area. The place is an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture.

Physical Description

9 Gold Street is a single storey, rendered masonry and tile house built c1915 with an asymmetrical facade designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are rendered masonry. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with tiles. The facade has a front door with fan and sidelights flanked on either side by aluminium windows. The verandah has a separate tiled roof and is supported by double round metal posts. There is a low level rendered masonry and iron wall to the front boundary.


Gold Street was gazetted as George Street on 2 September 1904. The land formed a part of a large block owned by Henry Briggs, then President of the Legislative Council. George (Gold) Street was constructed in 1905 at a cost of ₤250. By 1908, a public reserve had been earmarked at the intersection of Francisco Street and George Street. George Street was renamed Gold Street in circa 1921. The majority of the housing stock in the street dates from the late 1890s and early 1900s. House, 9 Gold Street was built between 1913 and c. 1920. A Metropolitan Sewerage plan dated c. 1915 shows a brick residence with a full length front verandah and centrally located front path. There was a large weatherboard addition to the rear, adjoining the back verandah and several outbuildings in the backyard, including a water closet located against the back fence. In 1922/23, ownership passed from Ernest Mumford to William Monro. Mr Monro retained ownership until c. 1940, when it was bought by Norman Cruickshank. In 1942/43, Annie Harvey was listed as the occupant. Although Norman Cruickshank was listed as the occupant in the early 1950s, the property was owned by John Harvey and then Mrs R Millen during this time. Norman and Gladys Cruickshank were the owners again by 1960. House, 9 Gold Street has had several owners since the mid-1960s. This place was included in the list of heritage places in the City of Fremantle identified by the Fremantle Society (1979/80) - BROWN -significant for making a positive contribution to the built environment of Fremantle.


Medium degree of integrity (original intent mostly clear, current use compatible, high long term sustainability). Medium degree of authenticity with some original fabric remaining. (These statements based on street survey only).


Condition assessed as fair (assessed from streetscape survey only).

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


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

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall RENDER Smooth
Roof TILE Terracotta Tile

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision

Creation Date

20 Jul 2011

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Last Update

06 Mar 2020


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