Shire of Peppermint Grove

Place Number



39 Irvine St Peppermint Grove

Location Details

Other Name(s)

St Agnes

Local Government

Peppermint Grove



Construction Date

Constructed from 1905

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
Heritage List Adopted 23 Oct 2018

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
Municipal Inventory Adopted 19 Jul 1999 Category 1

Statement of Significance

This single storey brick and tile residence, in the Federation Bungalow style, has cultural significance because: it has historical associations with David J Goyder; it is a quiet, well proportioned, representative example of the Federation Bungalow style, with a high level of integrity; it is part of a townscape area.

Physical Description

The place is a neat, subdued version of the Federation Bungalow. The place is relatively intact and has a high degree of integrity.


The place was constructed for David J Goyder, an accountant, and one of five accountants who lived in this part of the suburb, together with other from finance and realty. Goyder's son is listed amongst those former students of Scotch College 'Defenders of the Empire' who died during World War L Site of first battleaxe subdivision in the Shire. Some historical significance.


Tiled roof replaced with corrugated iron, garage added extensive internal renovations.


Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
R Pascoe Western Australia's Capital Suburb, Peppermint Grove

Other Reference Numbers

Ref Number Description
68 Municipal Inventory

Other Keywords

The place is a good example of the Federation Bungalow
style. Its sobriety and simplicity distinguish it from the
Federation Queen Anne and the Federation Arts & Crafts

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 STONE Limestone
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Creation Date

04 May 2002

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Last Update

18 Feb 2021


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