242 Canning Highway

242 Canning Highway (map)

ARCHITECTURE

No 242A Canning Highway is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped tiled roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Porch style. It is asymmetrically composed with a thrust bay and a flat roofed porch. The porch is supported on rendered masonry columns. A masonry balustrade spans between the columns. The thrust bay features a set of casement windows under a sunhood. There is a central door flanked by sets of casement windows. Lower walls are face brick and the upper walls are rendered. The roofscape features a tall brick chimney and finials.

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

1931 - 1934: Richardson, David

1934 - 1935: Smith, J. A.

1935 - 1949: Fisher, Ron M.

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