Greycliffe Homestead

Greycliffe is a wooden slab-construction 6-room homestead, originally constructed in the 1870s. This building is the main focus of the historical society's activities, as it houses a collection of furniture, utensils, photographs, documents and machinery that pertain to the history of the Callide Valley. Tours of Greycliffe are available by appointment. As well as the homestead, there is a blacksmith shop, and a shed housing the bullock dray, tip dray etc.

Address: 
Gladstone Road, Biloela, QLD
Tel: 
079921121
Hours: 
By appointment
Admission: 
Donation
Facilities: 
Toilets, wheelchair access, tours by appointment, shop
Collection: 
Approximately 150-200 items (including photographs)
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Items

Sideboard

Description:
Polished wooden silky oak sideboard with leadlight doors, 1.4m wide by 1m high. May have been part of original Greycliffe furniture.
Date:
pre-WWII
Item Id Number:
56

Photograph

Frederick Nott

Creator:
Unknown photographer
Description:
Head photograph, black and white of Frederick Graeme Norton Nott.
Date:
1890-1974
Item Id Number:
P.6

Horse clippers

Stewart Clipper

Creator:
Chicago, Flexible Shaft Co., USA
Description:
One metre high metal stand topped by hand-cranked mechanism, joined to blade of clippers by hose.
Item Id Number:
17

Blacksmith shop

Creator:
Ken White, Mark White, Eddie Jensen
Description:
Wooden slab-construction shed with earth floor used as workshop by blacksmith.
Date:
1930

Sugar bag hat

Creator:
Kathy Dimitrieff
Description:
Style of mat used in pioneer homes, sugar bags were never discarded.
Date:
Early 20th century
Item Id Number:
25