List of buildings designed by Talbot Hobbs

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J Talbot Hobbs was the designer of these buildings in Western Australia between 1880 and 1938.

Year Name Street address Suburb Integrity
c1888 Samson House High Street Fremantle
c1890 The Cliffe[1] 25 Bindaring Parade Peppermint Grove Remains in the form of a residential house, the purpose for which it was originally built
1890 Scots Presbyterian Church[2] Cnr Norfolk Street and South Terrace Fremantle
1891 The Weld Club 3 Barrack Street Perth
1891 Western Australian Bank Stirling Terrace Albany
c1892 Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club Peppermint Grove
1893 Westpac Bank Building, Fremantle[3][4] cnr High and Mouat Streets Fremantle Extant
1895 National Australia Bank[5] cnr High and Mouat Streets Fremantle Extant
1896 Victoria Hall High Street Fremantle See Heritage Council assessment documentation[6]
1896 56 The Esplanade Peppermint Grove
1898 Windsor Hotel cnr Mends St and Mill Point Road South Perth
c1899 Manners Hill Park Pavilion Keane Street Claremont
c1899 Minawarra Claremont
1899 Samson's Offices Fremantle
1899 "The Bungalow" 38 Keane Street Peppermint Grove Demolished 1990 by Warren Anderson[7]
1899 St Luke's Rectory 1 Willis Street, Mosman Park
1902 Elder Building cnr Phillimore and Cliff Streets Fremantle[8]
1902 Samson Bond Store Cliff Street Fremantle[8] Converted into 13 luxury apartments in 2007
1903 Alexandra Hall, St Luke's Precinct 1 Willis Street, Mosman Park
1905 Addition of transepts and chancel to St Luke's Church 1 Willis Street, Mosman Park
1911 Hillside York
1914 Savoy Hotel 636-640 Hay Street Perth
1935 Newspaper House 125 St Georges Terrace Perth
22 Palmerston Street[9] Northbridge
295 Newcastle Street[10] Northbridge
299 Newcastle Street[10] Northbridge
305 Newcastle Street[10] Northbridge
20 Monument Street Mosman Park

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  1. ^ "Register of Heritage Places - Assessment Documentation - The Cliffe" (pdf). Heritage Council of Western Australia. 2005-07-19. Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  2. ^ "Fremantle Focus - South East Walking Tour". Retrieved 2007-10-05. 
  3. ^ "The Western Australian Bank". The West Australian. 9, (2,171). Western Australia. 26 January 1893. p. 2. Retrieved 16 January 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  4. ^ "The Western Australian Bank new premises at Fremantle". Western Mail. VIII, (372). Western Australia. 28 January 1893. p. 35. Retrieved 16 January 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  5. ^ In principio, April 2002, p. 3, .b14756134. Fremantle, W.A : University Planning Office, 1989- Q 378.9411 IN
  6. ^ Heritage Council. "Victoria Hall". Assessment document. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  7. ^ Subiaco Post, 21 August 1990, p.1,55 (newspaper), .b16826188.
  8. ^ a b State Library of Western Australia Calatogue
  9. ^ Palassis Architects. "Northbridge Urban Redevelopment Project : conservation report / prepared for the East Perth Redevelopment Authority by Palassis Architects." Published [Perth, W.A.] : East Perth Redevelopment Authority, 2000.
  10. ^ a b c Palassis 2000