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City of Fremantle

Place Number

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3 Amherst St Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1921

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted Historical Record Only

Historical Record Only

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of historical interest. The information is retained in the database purely for historical record keeping.

Physical Description

House, 3 Amherst Street is a single storey brick and tile house constructed c1921. The walls are painted brick. The roof is hipped and clad with tiles, with terracotta finials and exposed rafters. There is a painted corbelled chimney evident. The verandah is under a continuous tiled roof supported by timber posts with decorative timber brackets. The symmetrical front façade has a central door with top and side lights flanked either side by timber framed casement windows. The house is situated above street level with central concrete steps leading to the verandah which has a simple timber balustrade.


The 1914 sewerage map (No. 2032) shows vacant land.
In PO Directories, the house was not allocated a number but a Richard A Birch is listed as living at the only house on that section of Amherst Street from 1921 to 1949. It is the only house shown in the 1948 aerial photograph (City of Fremantle). Later aerials show the house was extended to the rear between 1981 and 1985.


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

Victorian Georgian

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Painted Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

08 Aug 2010

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Last Update

22 Mar 2019


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