39 Gill Street

39 Gill Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Inter-War
Bungalow Porch House w Arts and Crafts Influences

No 39 Gill Street is a single storey house constructed in limestone, timber framing, weatherboard and fibrous cement cladding with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War Porch style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and a hip roofed porch. The porch is supported on timber posts. A framed and panelled balustrade span between the posts. The porch roof extends over the gable bay. The half-timbered gable bay features a set of double hung sash windows. There is a central door flanked by sets of double hung sash windows. The lower walls are clad with weatherboards and the upper walls are clad with fibro cement. The place sits on limestone foundations. 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

1922: Christensen, Mrs. Grace

1923 - 1925: Murray, William

1926 - 1937: Vacant

1938 - 1941: Preston, Robert

1942 - 1945: Alrey, Mrs. R. L.

1946: Alrey, Keith L.

1947 - 1949: Bennett, Stan B.

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