12 Clayton Street

12 Clayton Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Inter-War California Bungalow

No 12 Clayton Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War California Bungalow style. It is asymmetrically composed with a thrust gable bay and a gable roofed porch. The porch is supported on masonry piers. A masonry balustrade spans between the piers. The thrust bay features a window under a sunhood. There is a central door flanked by a window. Windows are double hung sashes flanked by sidelights. Lower walls are brick and upper walls are rendered. The roofscape features a rendered chimney.

HISTORY

Research on the history of this property is currently under way by the Museum of Perth in partnership with the Town of East Fremantle. If you have any stories or information about this property, please contribute it in the comments below.

RESIDENTS

1941 - 1944: Forbes, James

1945 - 1946: McCaw, Ronald G.

1947: Forbes, Arthur

1949: Pearce, Mrs.

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