House

Author

City of Albany

Place Number

03338

Location

64 Spencer St Albany

Location Details

Local Government

Albany

Region

Great Southern

Construction Date

Constructed from 1890

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
RHP - To be assessed Current 30 May 2003

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
Category
Register of the National Estate Indicative Place
Classified by the National Trust Recorded 04 Apr 1977
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Jun 2001 Category A

Statement of Significance

This imposing two-storey residence has sweeping views to the Princess Royal Harbour. It is a fine example of Federation Queen Anne architectural style with Filligree influences. It is one of a groups of places on Spencer Street with heritage value.

Physical Description

Imposing two storey residence which gives sweeping views over King George Sound Located close to the road High streetscape impact Asymmetrical façade Rendered brick finish Corrugated iron hipped roof with projecting gable Decorative barge boards, timber infill and finial on projecting gable wing Projecting gabled wing with bay window Three double hung sash windows in bay Rendered chimneys with moulded tops Front door panelled with side lights and leadlights above On upper storey single door and casement windows open onto a small balcony Balcony and verandah supported by timber posts and finished with iron lace balustrading and valance Front wall is stone with decorated masonry pillars topped with more iron lace

Integrity/Authenticity

Integrity: High

Condition

Excellent

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Heritage TODAY Site visit and Assessment 1999
R Bodycoat; "Assessment for the Town of Albany Municipal Heritage Inventory" City of Albany 1995
Heritage Database City of Albany 1994

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

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

Architectural Styles

Style
Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Settlements

Creation Date

20 Mar 1993

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

This information is provided voluntarily as a public service. The information provided is made available in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate. However, the information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information.