42 Bedford Street

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No 42 Bedford Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. It is a very fine expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and a part width return broken back roofed verandah. The verandah terminated at the gable bay and is set on paired timber posts over masonry piers. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by double hung sash windows. The part rendered, gable bay features a pair of double hung sash windows under a sunhood. The roofscape features a pair of rendered 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.


1925 - 1926: Stobbart, Ralph

1927 - 1937: Davison, William

1937 - 1938: Christie, Colin

1938 - 1941: Rankin, Harold T.

1941 - 1942: McKenzie, Mrs Dorothy

1942 - 1943: Beck, Henry & Priest, Mrs Anne

1944 - 1945: Cole, Phil & Priest, Mrs Anne

1946: Cole, Mrs Betty

1947 - 1949: Gillham, A.

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