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Adelaide, SA - Holy Trinity Anglican

Adelaide, SA - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1838

Address: North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

The first Foundation stone was laid on 28 January 1838 by the Governor of South Australia Governor Hindmarsh. A subsequent Foundation stone was laid on 7 May 1887 by George Mayo F.R.C.S England. This is the first church in South Australia. The original structure was built 1838, rebuilt and enlarged 1844-45 rebuilt again in 1888 (raised…

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Adelaide, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Adelaide, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1839

Address: 14 St John Street, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

The land on which the church is built was donated by Osmond Gillies to the Church of England. The Foundation stone was laid on 19 October 1839 by Lieutenant Colonel George Gawler, Governor of the Province. The church was opened on Sunday, 24th October, 1841 by the Rev C.B. Howard assisted by the Rev Jas. Farrell. In 1886 the original…

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Adelaide, SA - St Luke's Anglican

Adelaide, SA - St Luke's Anglican

Year Built: 1855

Address: 21 Whitmore Square, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

The Church is one of the most significant in Adelaide. The first part of it was built in 1855. It remains one of the earliest Anglican Churches in Adelaide. Divine Service appears to have been first conducted in a Schoolroom in Hobson's Place, between Sturt and Wright Streets. In December, 181-)3, a meeting was held in Hole Trinity…

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Adelaide, SA - St Mary Magdalene Anglican

Adelaide, SA - St Mary Magdalene Anglican

Year Built: 1841

Address: 26 Moore Street, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

1841 - 1846 One of the oldest buildings in South Australia, the church was originally built in 1841 on the site on which St John's, Halifax Street now stands where it was commonly known as "St John's in the Wilderness" for its remoteness from the busier northern part of Adelaide. The church was poorly built, for it was condemned and its…

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Ainslie, ACT - All Saints Anglican

Ainslie, ACT - All Saints Anglican

Year Built: 1869

Address: 1 Bonney Street, Canberra, Ainslie Australian Capital Territory, 2602

Originally built as the Necropolis Receiving House as part of the Gothic Mortuary Railway Station at Rookwood, Sydney. It was designed by James Barnet in 1869. Built of stone the mortuary station fell into disrepair and by the 1950s the building's roof had been destroyed in a bushfire. The Anglican Rector of North Canberra successfully…

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Albert Park, VIC - St Silas and St Anselm Anglican

Albert Park, VIC - St Silas and St Anselm Anglican

Address: Corner Bridport & Ferrars Streets, Melbourne, Albert Park Victoria, 3206

First services were held in the Albert Hall, Bevan Street, then for 50 years in a wooden building on the site of the present service station. It was enlarged in stages. The present building was constructed by Melbourne church architect Louis Williams in 1925. In 1969 the Hall was incorporated into the lower part of the Church building.…

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Alberton, SA - Anglican

Alberton, SA - Anglican

Address: 88 Port Road, Alberton, South Australia, 5014

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Albury, NSW - St Mathew's Anglican

Albury, NSW - St Mathew's Anglican

Year Built: 1859

Address: 4518 Kiewa Street, Albury, New South Wales, 2640

The Albury Anglican Parish was established in February 1850 and by 1851 the first rector Henry Elliott had arrived. By 1856 a plan by Sydney architect Edmund Blacket was accepted and work began in 1857. The first portion: nave, south porch and tower base, was opened on March 13 1859. The external walls were of local Monument Hill…

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Aldgate, SA - Church of the Ascension Anglican

Aldgate, SA - Church of the Ascension Anglican

Address: 4 Arkaba Road, Adelaide, Aldgate South Australia, 5154

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Aldinga, SA - St Anne's Anglican

Aldinga, SA - St Anne's Anglican

Year Built: 1866

Address: Main South Road, Aldinga, South Australia, 5173

In 1866 residents of Aldinga called a meeting to consider the advisability of erecting a Church. An acre of land was presented by the South Australian Company and the foundation stone was laid by Mrs Short. Total cost was 785 pounds. Building opened for service by Dean Farrell and was consecrated. The Church is a simple stone chapel…

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Alexandra, VIC - St John's Anglican

Alexandra, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1937

Address: 39 Downey Street, Alexandra, Victoria, 3714

The first church of St John's in Alexandra was built in 1868 and is now the parish ahll. The building was moved from a more southerly site in town to the present position in 1938. The Foundation stone of the current church was laid by Reverend Douglas Blake on 18 November 1937. The present church is of reinforced concrete designed by…

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Allora, QLD - St David's Anglican

Allora, QLD - St David's Anglican

Year Built: 1887

Address: New England Highway, Allora, Queensland, 4362

St. David's Church, Allora is a timber, Gothic Revival style church prominently located at the end of the main thoroughfare of the town, was constructed in 1887-88 to the design of leading Queensland colonial architect F.D.G Stanley. This building is the second church to be built on the site, which also contains a rectory designed by…

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Anakie, VIC - Church of the Redeemer Anglican Church

Anakie, VIC - Church of the Redeemer Anglican Church

Address: 2310 Ballan Road, , Anakie , 3213

The Building was designed by Laird and Barlow, architects from Geelong and was opened on 9 December 1891 by Bishop Goe. The Church was closed in October 2003 and is now a private residence.

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Angaston, SA - Church of St Hugh Anglican

Angaston, SA - Church of St Hugh Anglican

Year Built: 1931

Address: Schilling Street, , Angaston South Australia, 5353

The Foundation stone was laid on 31 January 1931 by Lord Bishop of Adelaide Arthur Nutter.

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Anglesea, VIC - Anglican

Anglesea, VIC - Anglican

Address: 2 Camp Road, Anglesea, Victoria, 3230

The Church was opening on 19 May 1957.

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Apollo Bay, VIC - St Aidan's Anglican

Apollo Bay, VIC - St Aidan's Anglican

Year Built: 1905

Address: Collingwood Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria, 3233

Built in 1905.

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Applecross, WA - St David's Anglican

Applecross, WA - St David's Anglican

Address: 54 Simpson Street, Perth, Applecross Western Australia, 6153

The Foundation Stone was laid on 12 May 1957 by his Grace the Archbishop of Perth The Most Reverend R.W.H. Moline MC DD.

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Ararat, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Ararat, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1857

Address: 32 View Point Street, Ararat, Victoria, 3377

In October 1857, there were meetings in Ararat to work towards having a resident clergyman and school building (which could also be used for public worship.) By mid October 1857 saw the arrival of Rev'd Philip Homan as the resident clergyman to Ararat and district. In September 1863 the Rev'd Homan wrote to the Diocesan Architect to…

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Armadale, VIC - Holy Advent Anglican

Armadale, VIC - Holy Advent Anglican

Year Built: 1910

Address: 5 St Georges Road, Melbourne, Armadale Victoria, 3143

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 April 1910 by the Archbishop of Melbourne.

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Ashgrove, QLD - St Paul's Anglican

Ashgrove, QLD - St Paul's Anglican

Address: 286 Waterworks Road, Brisbane, Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

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Auburn, SA - St John's Anglican

Auburn, SA - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1862

Address: 17 St Vincent Street, Auburn, South Australia, 5451

A Gothic Revival church constructed form Auburn bluestone with quoins and dressings of Watervale sandstone it was built by Pike and Dale in 1862. Joseph Meller and James Scott cut the stone and Joseph Jones was one of the stone masons employed on this project. The roof is of Welsh slate while the steps are of Mintaro slate. The Hall was…

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Auchenflower, QLD - St Albans the Martyr Anglican

Auchenflower, QLD - St Albans the Martyr Anglican

Address: 395 Milton Road, Brisbane, Auchenflower Queensland, 4066

The Foundation stone for the original church was laid on 22 April 1923 by the Archbishop of Brisbane Dr Sharp. In 1923 when the church was first commenced services were held in a local school room until the new church was opened on 18 November 1923. The church closed in 2015 and was placed on the market to sell the building.

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Avenel, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Avenel, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Address: Queen Street, , Avenel Victoria, 3664

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Avoca, VIC - St John the Devine Anglican

Avoca, VIC - St John the Devine Anglican

Address: Corner Russell & Barnett Streets, Avoca, Victoria, 3467

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Axedale, VIC - Anglican

Axedale, VIC - Anglican

Address: Drake Street, Axedale, Victoria, 3551

The dedication service for the church was held on the afternoon of 22 March 1914 by Reverend C.P. Brown. The evening service was conducted by the Reverend Canon Watson. The Foundation stone was laid by the Lord Bishop of the diocese in June. The design of the church was by Mr John Beebe the architect. The bluestone was taken from the…

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Bacchus Marsh, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Bacchus Marsh, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Address: 19 Gisborne Street, , Bacchus Marsh Victoria, 3340

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Bagdad, TAS - St Michael and all Angles Anglican

Bagdad, TAS - St Michael and all Angles Anglican

Address: Midland Highway, Bagdad, Tasmania, 7030

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Ballan, VIC - St John's Anglican

Ballan, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1862

Address: 56 Simpson Street, Ballan, Victoria, 3342

Built in 1862 and consecrated in 1879 of locally mined bluestone, this typically Gothic church, which has seating capacity of 150, originally featured a high pitched roof of slate, that was replaced with terra cotta tiles in the 1950s. At the same time the original concrete floor was replaced with Tasmanian hardwood. An entrance porch was…

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Ballarat, VIC - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Ballarat, VIC - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1861

Address: Soldiers Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

A meeting of interested persons was held at the Olive Branch Hotel 6 December 1861 to discuss the formation of a church. A further meeting was held at the North Star Hotel on 24 September 1862 to canvas more funds. During this time services were held in a tent on the Lydiard Street site.* The foundation stone was laid on 15 March 1864 by…

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Ballarat, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Ballarat, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1864

Address: Humffray South Street Bakery Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

St Paul's is closely associated with the early Ballarat goldfields and mining at Bakery Hill. It features a plain exterior that hides an unusual internal structural timber post and truss system, extensive and intact 1860s stencilled decoration, and a magnificent and very early stained glass window. The church is a red brick Victorian…

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Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1848

Address: 85 Darling Street East, Sydney, Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The first settlements in Balmain took place around 1840 in the viciinity of Peacocks Point. The first Anglican services at Balmain were conducted by the Rev Frederick Wilkinson, MA, in 1841, in a small slab and bark building at Waterview Bay, in the vicinity of Mort's Dock. It was soon realized that Waterview Bay was too remote from…

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Bannockburn, VIC - St John's Anglican

Bannockburn, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: 23 Byron Street, Bannockburn, Victoria, 3331

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Bass, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Bass, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1878

Address: Hade Avenue, , Bass Victoria, 3991

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Battery Point, TAS - St George's Anglican

Battery Point, TAS - St George's Anglican

Year Built: 1847

Address: 30 Cromwell Street, Hobart, Battery Point Tasmania, 7004

Located on the highest point of Battery Point, once known as Kermode's Hill the Church was designed by two of Hobart's earliest and best known architects. The land was in fact purchased from William Kermode for 250.00. It was designed in the Neo-Classical style by the Government architect, John Lee Archer, designing the body of the…

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Beaudesert, QLD - St Thomas's Anglican

Beaudesert, QLD - St Thomas's Anglican

Year Built: 1965

Address: 7 Albert Street, Beaudesert, Queensland, 4285

The Foundation stone to commemorate the consecration of the church took place on 4 July 1965. It was conducted by the Most Reverend P.N. W. Strong Archbishop of Brisbane.

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Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Address: Hill Street, Beaufort, Victoria, 3373

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Beechworth, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Beechworth, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1855

Address: Corner Ford & Church Streets, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

The first Rector was The Reverend Cooper Searle and a rectory was built for him in 1855. At the time the present church hall was the first church building. The Victorian Government provided two-thirds of the building costs for the current church. The Church was erected in two stages. The foundation stone for the first stage, comprising…

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Belair, SA - St John's Anglican

Belair, SA - St John's Anglican

Address: Sheoak Road, , Belair South Australia, 5052

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Belair, SA - St John's School Chapel Anglican

Belair, SA - St John's School Chapel Anglican

Year Built: 1898

Address: James Road, Adelaide, Belair South Australia, 5052

The foundation stone was laid on 24 September 1898 by the Bishop of the Diocese.

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Bellerive, TAS - St Mark's Anglican

Bellerive, TAS - St Mark's Anglican

Address: 23 Clarence Street, , Bellerive Tasmania, 7018

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