251 Canning Highway

251 Canning Highway (map)

ARCHITECTURE

No 251 Canning Highway is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick, with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and a part timbered gabled verandah. The verandah terminates at the thrust bay and is supported on Tuscan columns that rest on rendered piers. A rendered balustrade spans between the piers. The gable bay features a set of casement windows under a tiled awning. There is a central door flanked by a side light and casement windows. The roofscape features rendered chimneys.

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

1934 - 1949: Angwln, Justus.

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