Rockmount House

Rockmount House

Stage Number: MBSH.02.02.17

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Fairfield-Annerley

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: 607 Ipswich Road

Latitude & Longitude: -27.51670278,153.02973611

Time Link: 1862

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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The house dates from 1862, making it one of Brisbane’s oldest homes. It was used as a halfway house for travellers carrying cargo on horse and cart from Yatala to the port of Brisbane.


Slice of Brisbane history in Annerley. Online Quest Newspapers. April 19, 2012.

Image Citations

Rockmount House 1862. Patria Jannis. Quest Newspapers. 1226333432500

Map References

QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 1 chain to the inch. Plan of subdivision of section 30 City of Brisbane. 1 chain to an inch. Surveyor General’s Office, Brisbane.(quarter-size). 634488