City of Fremantle

Place Number



324 High St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1928, Constructed from 1927

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
(no listings)

Statement of Significance

House, 324 High Street, is a single storey timber and tile house dating from 1927. The place has aesthetic value for its contribution to the streetscape and the surrounding area. It is representative of the typical building stock located within the residential areas of Fremantle. It is historically significant as a representation of typical workers' houses in the Fremantle area. The place is an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture.

Physical Description

House, 324 High Street is a single storey timber and tile house constructed in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are timber framed and clad with timber boards. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with tiles and has exposed rafters. There is a brick chimney with chimney pot evident. The central protruding verandah is under the gabled tiled roof supported by timber posts and enclosed by timber boards, with side access to the central front door. The corners of the front facade feature three timber framed eight pane casement windows to the front and two similar windows around the side walls. There is a separate flat timber eave above these windows.


As was customary in English towns, the main street of the town was named High St. The land on which house 324 High Street stands was vacant and owned by Frederick Thomas Knox in 1916/17. Knox owned the vacant land until the mid 1920s and in 1927/28 a house had been built and was owned/occupied by Myrtle Lavinia Jeffreys. By 1941/42 the owner was George Ewart Owen. The house was originally number 606 and is Lot 1161.


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


Condition assessed as good (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 TIMBER Weatherboard

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

09 Aug 2010

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Last Update

26 Feb 2020


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