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Argyle House
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General information
Location 42-50
Address Stirling Terrace
Town or city Albany
Country Western Australia
Completed 1890s
Type State Registered Place
Designated 7 December 2007
Part of Stirling Terrace Precinct, Albany (14922)
Reference no. 59

Arglye House is a heritage listed building located at 42-50 Stirling Terrace overlooking Princess Royal Harbour in Albany in the Great Southern region of Western Australia.

The two-storey building has a rendered brick fa├žade with a hipped corrugated iron roof only just above a parapet wall. A central raised pediment has a bas-relief with the words "Argyle House" inscribed. A single line of arched windows are a feature across the second storey of the building. It was constructed in the 1890s in a style matching the adjacent Edinburgh and Glasgow Houses. The Adelaide Steamship Company occupied the building in 1897, and in 1901 the owner was Elizabeth Dunn. It was awarded a grant of A$28,865 in 2015 to assist with painting, installing a new verandah and windows, and general conservation work.

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