City of Fremantle

Place Number



216 South Tce Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1909

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, 216 South Terrace, is a single storey brick and iron house dating from 1909. 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, 216 South Terrace is a single storey, single room width, brick and zincalume house designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are rendered brick. The roof is gabled and clad with zincalume. The gable end is infilled with zincalume. The verandah has a separate roof supported by timber posts. The front façade has a front door with side lights and three timber framed windows. There is a low brick wall to the front boundary line.


The rate book shows a cottage and shop room here in 1909-10. This property was offered for sale in April 1978 and the Sunday Independent described the house as having 2 bedrooms, an arched passageway, lounge and kitchen. The photo shows a narrow dwelling with a gabled roof with the ridge running to the back, a chimney near the centre of the house, and an enclosed bull-nosed verandah at the front. The front verandah has a lattice entry door on the right hand side surrounded by lattice, with lattice panels on either side of a double sash window to the left, with solid walls above and below the window. The house has a narrow setback behind a post and cyclone mesh fence with a cyclone mesh gate opposite the entry door.


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
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Zincalume

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

09 Aug 2010

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Last Update

19 Feb 2020


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