Constructed circa 1925 for Mildred and Henry Bayard, this gracious home was designed by architects Chambers and Ford and features distinctive decorative and architectural features of the California Bungalow style. The Bayard family were well-known in the local area; Henry was involved with the Bayard’s family drapery business and managed the Ipswich store until his death in 1953. Mildred continued to live in the house until her death in 1991.
a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history
as an interwar house built during the suburbanisation of Yeronga, and as a California Bungalow style house that represents an evolutionary period in Queensland housing design.
e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance
as an excellent example of the work of architects Chambers and Ford and by demonstrating considerable visual merit through its individual style and distinctive decorative and architectural features of the Interwar California Bungalow style.
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
for its long-term association with the Bayard family, who owned south-east Queensland drapery business Bayard Pty Ltd, and as a fine residence designed by prominent architects Chambers and Ford.
At 71 Park Road , YERONGA, 4104
Accommodation - House
Constructed circa 1925
Interwar - California Bungalow
Walls - Timber
Roof - Tile
Architect - Chambers and Ford
Significant occupant - Bayard family
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