53 Canning Highway

53 Canning Highway (map)

ARCHITECTURE

No 53 Canning Highway is a single storey house in rendered masonry with a hipped tiled roof. It is a much-modified expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width hipped roofed verandah on timber posts over a concrete floor. Steps lead down to the garden. A centrally placed front door is flanked by large ‘picture’ windows. A thrust bay has been introduced to the west side of the elevation with a hipped roof over it.

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

1910: Caldwell, William

1911: Bishop, Mrs. Alice

1912: Moynahan, Arthur

1913 - 1916: Moynahan, Mrs. R.

1917: Brown, Miss.

1918: Pearson, Robert

1919 - 1932: Reynolds, Mrs Elsie

1933: Vacant

1934 - 1939: Carey, Thomas M.

1940 - 1949: Grossler, Fras B.

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