Sandgate Sea Baths and Pier

Stage Number: MBNH.12.04.11

Group: Eastern & Bay

Local Study Area: Brighton-Sandgate-Shorncliffe-Deagon

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: Park Parade, Shorncliffe

Latitude & Longitude: -27.32261111,153.08441667

Time Link: 1879

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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The first Sandgate Pier was constructed in 1879 by William Deagon opposite his Sandgate Hotel. A new pier was erected in 1884, built by a private company. In time a kiosk, an amusement parlour, refreshment rooms, and sea baths came into being.


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 165

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 1 mile to the inch. Queensland Census Districts. 1 mile to the inch. Government Engraving Office, Brisbane.. 620650