This substantial residence was built circa 1886-1888 for Justin Fox Greenlaw Foxton (1849-1916), notable Queensland politician, barrister and soldier. It provides evidence of the development of Indooroopilly as an elite, riverside, residential suburb of Brisbane in the late nineteenth century.
a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history
for the evidence it provides of the development of Indooroopilly as an elite, riverside residential suburb during the late 19th century.
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 the home of Justin Fox Greenlaw Foxton, notable Queensland politician, barrister and soldier, from the 1880s to the 1910s.
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