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Barrett's House, Scotch College


Town of Claremont

Place Number

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76 Shenton Rd Swanbourne

Location Details

Additional address: Lot 5375 Australind Street, Swanbourne. VFL - 9/3/2011.

Other Name(s)

Administration Building, Scotch College
Collegiate House

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1900

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 07 Jul 2015
State Register Registered 26 Aug 2011 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation
Heritage Council

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 05 Aug 2014 HA - Category B

HA - Category B

Some Contribution - Contributes to the significance of the Heritage Area. DESIRED OUTCOME - Conservation of the place is desirable. Any ‘development’ should not impact on the significance of the area, in accordance with the Design Guidelines.

Parent Place or Precinct

25752 Scotch College Heritage Area

Statement of Significance

Scotch College Heritage Area includes the exemplar Collegians House and the fine representative architectural examples of ‘Ravenscroft’ and the Headmaster’s House. The historical connections with Scotch College and significant identities further demonstrate the significance of the Heritage Area.

Physical Description

Single storey, face tuckpointed brick work and clay tiled roof. High pitched roof, asymmetrical plan form, hipped, turreted and gabled roof, encircled verandahs and timber joinery.


The ‘Consolidation’ period was a period of rapid growth within the Town. Population and housing grew steadily with 701 households and businesses in 1905, 872 in 1910 and 1,240 in 1915. The largest area containing houses of this period is the area bounded by Mary, Gugeri, Melville and Loch Streets and Stirling Highway. Surviving heritage homes from this period indicate that housing types were mainly Federation Bungalow and Federation Queen Anne with three to five rooms.

Other Keywords

Level contributory significance: Exceptional Contribution

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
1668 Barrett's House Scotch College: Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1996

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Other Use EDUCATIONAL Housing or Quarters
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Office or Administration Bldg
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Combined School

Architectural Styles

Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof TILE Aluminium Tile
Wall BRICK Pointed Brick
Wall STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Land allocation & subdivision
OCCUPATIONS Domestic activities
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Education & science
OUTSIDE INFLUENCES Depression & boom

Creation Date

12 Oct 2004

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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