47 Clayton Street

47 Clayton Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Porch House Bungalow W/
California Bungalow Influences

No 47 Clayton Street is a single storey house constructed in limestone brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Porch style. The place sits on a corner lot and addresses both Clayton Street and Pier Street. It is asymmetrically composed with a thrust gable bay and a hip roofed porch. The porch is supported on Tuscan columns set on rendered piers. A rendered balustrade spans between the piers. The half- timbered gable bay features a set of casement windows. There is a central door flanked by a set of casement windows. The place sits on limestone foundations. Lower walls are face brick and the upper walls are rendered.

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

1935 - 1942: Dimmick, Norm.

1942 - 1949: Bishop, Glen.

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