Inter-War, Diagonal Plan Porch House Bungalow w Arts & Crafts Influence
No 71 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and a part width broken back and gable roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber columns set on rendered piers. A rendered balustrade spans between the piers. The verandah terminates at the gabled thrust bay. The half-timbered gable bay features a bay window. The bay window has casement windows under a sunhood.
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.
1936 - 1949: Purdle, James C.