City of Fremantle

Place Number



125 Marmion St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1920

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, 125 Marmion Street, is a single storey timber and iron house dating from c1920. 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, 125 Marmion Street is a single storey timber and Colourbond house constructed in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are timber framed and clad with painted timber boards. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with Colourbond, with exposed rafters. The verandah stretches across the entire front of the house, and is supported by timber posts. There is a fibrous cement sheeting infilled balustrade to one section. The symmetrical façade has a main door flanked by pairs of timber framed double hung sash windows. The house is situated at street level. There is a low asbestos fence to the front boundary line.


The Metropolitan Sewerage map sheet 2133 dated November 1928 shows a timber dwelling (previously no. 198, crossed out and replaced with no. 125 on the plan) with a front and a rear verandah. There are several outbuildings at the rear of the house, including a timber outbuilding towards the rear of the block on the right hand side and an asbestos garage at the rear of the block on the left hand side.


High degree of integrity (original intent 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
Roof METAL Zincalume
Wall TIMBER Weatherboard

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

08 Aug 2010

Publish place record online (inHerit):


Last Update

28 Feb 2020


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