Government House (Gardens Point)

Stage Number: MBNH.09.01.14

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Brisbane City (CBD)

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: 2 George St, Brisbane City

Latitude & Longitude: -27.47730556,153.02894444

Time Link: 1862

Map Link: 1864

Image Time Point: 1864

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Government House (Gardens Point) was built in 1860-62, Architect: C. Tiffin. The second government house but the first to be purpose-built. It is now owned by Q.U.T. and run by the National Trust.


Jack Ford, Historic Houses Association of Australia’s Brisbane tour notes, (Ford, 2017)

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 8 chains to the inch. City & environs of Brisbane County of Stanley shewing the electoral districts of North Brisbane South Brisbane and Fortitude Valley. 8 chains to 1 inch. Negative photostat. 634487