City of Fremantle

Place Number



143 South Tce Fremantle

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1904

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
(no listings)

Statement of Significance

Duplex, 143-145 South Terrace , is a typical single storey brick and tile duplex dating from 1904. 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

Duplex, 143-145 South Terrace is a single storey brick and tile house designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are rendered brick. The roof is hipped and clad with tiles. The overall façade of the two places is symmetrical with two central front doors and timber framed casement windows either side. The verandah is under a continuous roof supported by rendered pillars on brick piers, and a low rendered wall balustrade. There is a low brick wall to the front boundary line, and a similar low wall dividing the two houses.


The rate books show a cottage here in 1903-4. Lot 559 is described as previously no. 231 (1902) and later no. 145. A colour photo taken January 1989 shows a pair of joined dwellings with a tile roof hipped to a central point with a verandah under the main roof also hipped. The pair of dwellings appear to be mirror-image, with the left hand side (145) having a door on the right hand side of the front wall and a pair of casement windows either side of a central fixed pane and an electricity meter to the left of the door in a glass doored box, while the right hand dwelling has the door on the left and the window on the right. The verandah has a low rendered wall in front with a decoratively curved top and 5 classical style pillars supporting it, one being between the 2 front doors, where there is also a full height wall dividing the verandah into 2 parts, one for each house. There is a rendered wall at the front of the block that matches the verandah wall, with pillars and a de


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


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

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Conjoined residence
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Conjoined residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

07 Aug 2010

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Last Update

19 Feb 2020


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