National Bank

Stage Number: MBNH.09.01.108

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Brisbane City (CBD)

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: Corner of Queen and Wharf Street, Brisbane City

Latitude & Longitude: -27.46872222,153.02591667

Time Link: 1889

Map Link: 1884

Image Time Point: 1884

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The National Hotel was built in 1889. It was renovated in 1923 to become a site for social dances and other entertainment. The hotel was again renovated around 1959 to include restaurants and cocktail bars.


Cohen, Kay. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Margaret Kowald, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas 1860-1960. Volume 1. RHSQ. 2014. page 57; Department of Enviroment & Heritage Protection, Qld Heritage Register citation No.600141

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 5 chains to the inch. City of Brisbane. 5 chains to the inch. Government Engraving, and Lithographic Office, Brisbane. 634496