Porch House w Californian Bungalow Influences
No 42 Clayton Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Porch style. It is asymmetrically composed with a thrust bay and a gable roofed porch. The porch features timber detailing, an arched lintel and square pier supports. A rendered balustrade with a crenulated decorative top spans between the piers. The thrust bay features a set of casement and fixed like windows under a flat roofed sunhood. There is a central door flanked by casement and fixed light windows. The roofscape features a rendered chimney.
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.
1941 - 1949: Anderson, Clement.