|Location||13 km (8 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||Brisbane City Council|
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Lytton|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Bonner|
Due to Lytton location on the south-east bank of the Brisbane River at its seaward end Fort Lytton was built in the 1881 to guard the mouth of the Brisbane River. The fort had a moat and was an pentagonal structure concealed behind an embankment. It was fortified with two six inch disappearing guns, also in 1881 a rifle range was added.
Lytton has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Via South Street: Lytton Hill
- 160 South Street: Fort Lytton
- 160 South Street: Lytton Quarantine Station (former)
Although Lytton was once a town, it is now primarily commercial and industrial. It shares the same postcode as the Port of Brisbane.
Lord Chelmsford inspecting the Light Horse camp at Lytton, April 1908
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Lytton, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013.
- Queensland places
- "Lytton Hill (entry 16129)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
- "Fort Lytton (entry 15023)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
- "Lytton Quarantine Station (former) (entry 16110)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
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