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Bald Hills Presbyterian Church

Summary

This small Federation Carpenter Gothic style timber framed church was built in 1910 after the previous church, constructed on this site in 1863, burned down in 1909. The Bald Hills Presbyterian Church has continued to meet the spiritual needs of the local Presbyterian community for more than 100 years and, with its high quality timbers and rose windows, makes a fine aesthetic contribution to the streetscape.

Significance

  • 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 continuing Presbyterian church built on a site that has been associated with the Presbyterian congregation since the late nineteenth century.

  • e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance

    as a handsome Carpenter Gothic timber church built of the finest quality Queensland hardwood, beech, cedar and pine with rose windows of coloured glass.

  • d) It is important in demonstrating the principal characteristics of a particular class or classes of cultural places

    as a surviving example of a small, Federation Carpenter Gothic style timber framed church built in the early 1900s.

Place details
At 56 Strathpine Road , BALD HILLS, 4036
Categories: Ritual - Worship
Event(s): Constructed in 1910
Period(s): Federation (1893-1914)
Style(s): Federation - Carpenter Gothic
Fabric component(s): Walls - Timber
Roof - Corrugated iron
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Bald Hills Presbyterian Church


(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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