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Designed by prominent Brisbane architect Mervyn H. Rylance around 1938, this interwar home was built for Mr and Mrs Alex M. Jolly and their family. The brick and weatherboard house was considered to be a prime example of the modern designs for which Mervyn H. Rylance was renowned.


  • h) It has a special association with the life or work of a particular person, group or organisation of importance in the City's or local area's history

    as an example of the work of prominent Brisbane architect Mervyn H. Rylance.

Place details
At 2 Atthow Avenue , ASHGROVE, 4060
Categories: Accommodation - House
Event(s): Constructed circa 1938
Period(s): Interwar (1919-1939)
Style(s): Interwar - Vernacular
Fabric component(s): Walls - Masonry - Face brick - Combination
Roof - Tile
People involved: Architect - Mervyn Hamilton Rylance
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(Last updated - 14 Mar 2016)

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NOTE: The purpose of this report is to provide a general reference source of information about the main historical and descriptive features that contribute to the cultural significance of the heritage place. It is based on available evidence and may be re-assessed if further information becomes available. It is NOT an official report and does not in any way replace the official Heritage Register entry, which can be viewed in the City Plan. A qualified practitioner should undertake a thorough conservation study of the heritage place before any action is taken which may affect its significance as a heritage listed place. For further information please phone Council on 3403 8888.

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