Adelaide, SA - Scots Uniting (30053)

Year Built: 1851

Denomination: Uniting

Address: 237 North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

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History and Architecture:

Scots Church Adelaide was originally called Chalmers Free Church. It was built by a group of Presbyterians who supported the Free Church of Scotland. They called Reverend John Gardner from Scotland to establish a church in South Australia. He arrived in Adelaide in March 1850 and immediately set about purchasing the land on the corner of North Terrace and Pulteney Street .

The first worship service in the building and its Official opening was held on 6 July 1851.

The tower which was added in 1858.


Years Name Annotation
1870 - 1877 Rev J. Davidson