52 Irwin Street

52 Irwin Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Inter-War

Domestic Carpenter with Georgian Influences

No 52 Irwin Street is a single-storey house constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full-width return hip roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts. A vertical timber balustrade spans between the posts. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and sets of casement windows.

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

1931 - 1949: Howson, Charles

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