Monday, March 27, 2006

Dumbarton House at Hemmant

Hemmant State School on Hemmant Tingalpa Road at Hemmant is the longest suriving school in Queensland. Several years ago a new motorway was being constructed an in it's path was Dumbarton House. Such a historic house should not be lost to the community and so it was that it was carefully loaded on a big semi and slowly and surely taken to its new home in the grounds of the Hemmant State School. It is used now as an Administration Block, and though it sits awkwardly on the site of the school has been saved for posterity.

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