This residence was erected for stockbroker Alexander Corrie and was designed by his brother Leslie Corrie. The dwelling provides an existing example of the status and prestige of this locality in the early twentieth century.
a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history
as evidence of the continued development of this area of Bowen Hills as a desirable residential address amongst Brisbane's wealthy and professional classes during the early twentieth century.
e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance
as an example of a Queensland post-Federation residence.
At 19 Jordan Terrace , BOWEN HILLS, 4006
Accommodation - House
Constructed circa 1916
World War I (1914-1918)
Walls - Timber
Roof - Corrugated iron
Architect - Leslie Gordon Corrie
Architect - Robert Riddel - 1980's renovation
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