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.
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.
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