Nazareth House

Stage Number: MBSH.04.02.20

Group: Eastern & Bay

Local Study Area: Wynnum-Wynnum West-Manly-Lota-Manly West

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 272 Wynnum North Rd. Wynnum

Latitude & Longitude: -27.43096944,153.15927778

Time Link: 1924

Map Link: 1925

Image Time Point: 1925

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Built 1924. Previously the site of Queensland Premier W. Kidson’s home ‘Mt. Pleasant’ when bought by Brisbane’s Catholic Archbishop James Duhig (‘The Builder’) in 1918. Opened in 1925 and built atop Tingal Hill, Nazareth House orphanage was run by the Poor Sisters of Nazareth (founded 1854 in London). The nuns now oversee the site as an aged care facility.


Brisbane City Council, Heritage Trail – Wynnum-Manly Series No.8 [1st Edition], (Brisbane: Brisbane City Council, 1991)

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MLMS. 40 chain AG2 series 1887–1932—Moreton district. 40 chains to 1 inch. Moreton 40 Chain map AG2 series sheet 2 west. AG2