Patterson’s Sawmill (Post-1942)

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.91

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Late 20th Century

Street Address: 21 Sherwood Road, Toowong

Latitude & Longitude: -27.48527778,152.99211111

Time Link: 1946

Map Link: 1946

Image Time Point: 1946

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Patterson’s Bon Accord Sawmill, the biggest employer in Toowong, had been in Campbell Street, but following a fire in 1942 it was moved to 21 Sherwood Road where it remained until 1986 when the blue Toowong Tower was built.


Toowong : A Community’s History. p. 28.

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Map References

Qimagery. Brisbane City Council Series 1946. Scale: 1:15,900.