St Michael and All Angels Church & Hall is a fine example of a late nineteenth century timber church of utilitarian, but innovative, design by Diocesan architect J.H. Buckeridge. It was designed for multiple uses; as a church, Sunday school and hall, and was a part of the Anglican Parish at New Farm for over 100 years.
a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history
as a church constructed in the late nineteenth century during New Farm’s early development as a residential area.
e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance
as an example of the innovative designs of architect J.H. Buckeridge when he was architect for the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane.
g) It has a strong or special association with the life or work of a particular community or cultural group for social, cultural or spiritual reasons
as a central part of the St Michael’s and All Angels Parish for more than a century and with a strong connection to the Anglican community of New Farm.
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 a timber church designed by Diocesan Architect J.H. Buckeridge.
St Michael's & All Angels Church and Hall
At 20 Balfour Street , NEW FARM, 4005
Ritual - Worship
Culture - Public Venue
Constructed in 1891
Walls - Timber - Combination
Roof - Corrugated iron
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