Diagonal Plan Porch House Bungalow
No 42 Irwin Street is a single-storey house constructed in brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust bay and part-width return skillion roofed verandah. The verandah features a gable at its southern end. The verandah is supported on timber posts. The half-timbered gable bay features a set of casement windows under a sunhood. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by side lights and a corner window suite.
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.
1931 - 1934: Silverlock, Mrs Olga
1934 - 1935: Jones, Francis A.
1935 - 1937: Silverlock, William
1937 - 1938: Finlay, James
1938 - 1949: Smith, Frederick W.