City of Fremantle

Place Number



85 Hampton Rd Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1908

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
RHP - To be assessed Current 25 Jan 2006

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
(no listings)

Statement of Significance

House, 85 Hampton Road, is a single storey limestone and iron house dating from 1908. 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, 85 Hampton Road is a single storey limestone and iron house constructed in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are limestone with tuck pointed brick quoins. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with corrugated iron. There are two rendered corbelled chimneys and chimney pots evident. The verandah is under a separate dropped zincalume bull nose roof supported by timber posts. The asymmetrical front façade has a protruding front room under the gable roof end with timber framed double hung sash windows. There is no awning. The facade under the verandah roof has a door with fan and side lights and another set of timber framed windows. The house is situated at street level on limestone foundations, and the ground slopes away towards the rear of the lot. A rear addition is evident, with zincalume clad walls and roof. There is a limestone and steel picket fence to the front boundary line.


The street derives its name from John Stephen Hampton, the Governor from 1862-68, previously Comptroller of Convicts in Tasmania. His son, G. E. Hampton, was Acting Comptroller-General of the Fremantle Convict Establishment. Lot 121 on Sewerage Diagram no.77 dated 1908 shows a stone building with verandah at front and ‘sleepout’? at rear with closet in far rear corner of block.


High degree of integrity (original intent clear, current use compatible, high long term sustainability). High degree of authenticity with much original fabric remaining. (These statements based on street survey only).


Condition assessed as good (assessed from streetscape survey only).

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


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

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

08 Aug 2010

Publish place record online (inHerit):


Last Update

11 Feb 2020


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