17 BEDFORD STREET(map)
No. 17 Bedford Street is a single storey house constructed in tuck pointed brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with thrust gable bay and a part width return skillion roofed verandah. The verandah has been partially enclosed with weatherboard cladding. The verandah is set on timber posts with a simple frieze. It has a central door and hopper light flanked by a double hung sash window. The gable bay features a set of three casement windows under a sunhood. The roofscape features three render capped chimneys.
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.
1919 - 1921: Clarke, William R. "Tacoma"
1922 - 1924: Sinclair, James John
1925: Browne, Edward A.
1926: Berry, Robert Alfred
1927 - 1938: Browne, Edward A.
1938 - 1942: Williams, William H.
1942 - 1947: Williams, Mrs A. A.
1949: Monger, Edward G.