Turbot House

Stage Number: MBNH.09.01.73

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Brisbane City (CBD)

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 65-65A Turbot St, Brisbane City

Latitude & Longitude: -27.46847222,153.02183333

Time Link: 1916

Map Link: 1917

Image Time Point: 1917

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Turbot House’ was built in 1916, Architect: E.M. Myers. It was constructed for the Farmers’ Co-operative Distributing Company, as it was on a site close to the Roma Stret Markets precinct. It was a 5-storey warehouse, with cooling chambers for fruit and vegetables, plus office space on the upper floors. The Co-operative retained it until the Markets moved to Rocklea in 1964. It the became City offices, before being converted into a hotel in the 1990s.


Brisbane City Council, Heritage Register Summary, http://bit.ly/2tcbR3g

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Map References

MLMS. 8 chain series 1904–1917—Brisbane. 8 chains to the inch. Cadastral map of Brisbane and Suburbs sheet 5. MLMS 8 Chain