St Joseph's Church, Kangaroo Point

Stage Number: MBSH.03.02.36

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Kangaroo Point-East Brisbane

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 36-44 Leopard St. Kangaroo Point

Latitude & Longitude: -27.48286111,153.03308333

Time Link: 1940

Map Link: 1942

Image Time Point: 1942

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Three St. Joseph’s churches have been on the site: timber church(1871), Romanesque, stone church (1888, Architect Andrea Stumbuco), current (1940). The foundation stone for this Italian-Romanesque churc was laid on St. Patrick’s Day, March 1940. marble Baptisfal font, Bell and some stained-glass windows from the 1888 church are incororated in St. Joseph’s. The 1871 church became the adjacent school’s first building.


Brisbane History Group, Stombuco Heritage Tour, (Brisbane: B.H.G., 1999)

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Qimagery. Brisbane River 1942. Scale: 1:7,200.