City of Fremantle

Place Number



166 Hampton Rd Beaconsfield

Location Details

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1914, Constructed from 1915

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

House, 166 Hampton Road, is a single storey brick and tile house dating from 1914. 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, 166 Hampton Road is a single storey brick and tile house constructed in the Federation Bungalow style of Architecture. The walls are brick to dado height and rendered above. The roof is hipped and gabled and clad with tiles. There is a rendered chimney evident. The verandah roof is supported by rendered brick pillars and a half wall face brick balustrade. The facade under the verandah roof has a door and timber framed windows with leadlight. There is a similar set of timber framed windows to the other side, with an awning secured by iron brackets above. The house is situated above street level on limestone foundations.


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. Sewerage Diagram 1913 shows vacant land. The 1914-15 rate book shows the owner/occupier as James Francis Dunn. Consequent ownership was to Mrs de San Miguel with occupancy by Sarah Elizabeth Spragge and a Mrs Searle.


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
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick
Wall BRICK Face Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

08 Aug 2010

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Last Update

11 Feb 2020


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