Decorated Porch House w Arts & Crafts Influences
No 75 Irwin Street is a single storey house constructed in limestone and rendered brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. It is an unusual expression of the Inter-War Porch style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a gable bay and a gable roofed porch. The porch features two pointed arched openings, exaggerated corbels and a decorative rendered coating. The porch is supported on stout piers. A rendered balustrade spans between the piers. The gable bay features bay window under a polygonal hipped roof. There is a central door flanked by a set of casement windows. The roofscape features a tall rendered chimney.
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.
1939 - 1949: Willis, Albert E.