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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.

Place details
'The Priory'
At 100 Goldieslie Road , INDOOROOPILLY, 4068
Categories: Accommodation - House
Event(s): Constructed circa 1886-1888
Period(s): Boom (1880-1892)
Fabric component(s): Walls - Timber
Roof - Corrugated iron
People involved: Significant occupant - Justin Fox Greenlaw Foxton
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(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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