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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…

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Auchenflower, QLD - St Alban's the Martyr Anglican

Auchenflower, QLD - St Alban's the Martyr Anglican

Year Built: 1954

Address: 395 Milton Road, , Auchenflower Queensland, 4066

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 first Anglican Church of St Alban the Martyr in Auchenflower was dedicated by Archbishop Sharp on 18 November 1923. The foundation stone of a new brick church was set and blessed by Archbishop…

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Avalon Beach, NSW - Barrenjoey Anglican

Avalon Beach, NSW - Barrenjoey Anglican

Year Built: 1982

Address: 1 Kevin Avenue, , Avalon Beach New South Wales, 2107

A Foundation stone of the original church reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was set by The Most Rev H.W.K. Mowll D.D. Archbishop of Sydney on 17th July 1943 erected in connection with the Anglican Building Crusade". A wall plaque reads, " This Church was dedicated to the Glory of God on Sunday 19th December 1982 by the Most Rev…

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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, TAS - St Thomas Anglican

Avoca, TAS - St Thomas Anglican

Year Built: 1842

Address: 7 Falmouth Street, , Avoca Tasmania, 7213

The booklet in part reads, On November 1st 1838 a meeting (notified in the Hobart town Gazette) was called to consider the erection of a church at Avoca.The meetings chairman was Capt. A Gardiner S•P•M. Out of this meeting, a building committee was formed, and three men stood as guarantors for the cost: Simeon Lord the Younger and…

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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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Ayr, QLD - All Saints' Anglican

Ayr, QLD - All Saints' Anglican

Address: 82 MacMillan, , Ayr Queensland, 4807

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Baan Baa - NSW - St Clement's Anglican (Former)

Baan Baa - NSW - St Clement's Anglican (Former)

Year Built: 1919

Address: 38 Baan Baa Road, , Bann Baa New South Wales, 2390

The foundation stone was laid in August 1919, and the church was deconsecrated in May 2022.

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Bacchus Marsh, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Bacchus Marsh, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1869

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

A prefabricated iron church, was erected in 1851 to be the centre for Anglican worship in the emerging community.

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Bagdad, TAS - St Michael and all Angels Anglican

Bagdad, TAS - St Michael and all Angels Anglican

Year Built: 1903

Address: Midland Highway, , Bagdad Tasmania, 7030

The Church was first called St Thomas'. Services were held in the public hall but in 1897 there were plans to build a church. The Foundation stone was laid in November 1903 and the building dedicated in April 1094. In July 1919 the foundation stone of the Chancel was laid.

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Bairnsdale, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Bairnsdale, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Year Built: 1884

Address: 9 Francis Street, , Bairnsdale Victoria, 3875

In May 1866 tenders were called for the erection of a church and the contract was won by Barry and Sons of Sale. The foundation stone was laid by John Davison Smith of "Lindenow" on 9 October 1866. The Church was established in 1867. A subsequent Church was erected in 1884. The Architect was J. Ibler and the builder was W. J. Yates.…

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Baldry, NSW - All Saints' Anglican

Baldry, NSW - All Saints' Anglican

Address: Renshaw McGivor Highway, , Baldry New South Wales,

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Balhannah, Sout Australia - St Thomas' Anglican

Balhannah, Sout Australia - St Thomas' Anglican

Year Built: 1865

Address: Cnr Onkaparinga Valley & Junction Rd, Balhannah, , Balhannah South Australia, 5242

There is no record of the building of the original church but it seems to have been erected in 1848. It was intended to be a school building as it had a chimney. A new Church was proposed in 1864. Such good progress was made that in October 1864 the Church committee was in a position to accept Mr. Robert Page's plans and to call fur…

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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 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 congregation of St Paul's was…

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Ballarat, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Ballarat, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1864

Address: 1307 Sturt Street, , Ballarat Victoria, 3350

In contemplation of its earliest beginning's of St Peter's Church Ballarat the credit for its foundation must undoubtedly be given to Rev John Potter and his curate the Rev H.C.M. Watson some time during the year 1861. It is upon the erection of a school house in 1861 on the Yuille's Swamp Reserve which was sometimes called a school…

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Ballina, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Ballina, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1998

Address: 38 Norton Street, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

A small church was completed in 1876. The Parish of Ballina was created in the 1890's with Canon W A Dalton as the first Vicar. The Parish included Alstonville and Dalwood, Tintenbar and North Creek (now Lennox Head). The church building on the present site of St Mary’s Ballina served almost thirty years. The replacement church…

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Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1858

Address: 85 Darling Street East, , 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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Balwyn North, VIC - St Hilary's St Silas Anglican

Balwyn North, VIC - St Hilary's St Silas Anglican

Address: 16 Osburn Avenue, , Balwyn North Victoria, 3104

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by R. W. Thomson Esq on the 15th October 1927. In this place I will give peace. B.H & M. H. King Architects, Rev P. L Forster Minister". A further Foundation stone reads, " To the greater Glory of God and in honour of St Silas this stone was laid by the Most Rev J.J.…

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Balwyn, VIC - St Barnabas Anglican

Balwyn, VIC - St Barnabas Anglican

Address: 86 Balwyn Road, , Balwyn Victoria, 3103

In 1870 Balwyn came under the care of St John's Mr Herbert E. Taylor who was preparing for Holy Orders became Lay Reader in the district and took services for two years. During his time as Lay Reader, Mr. Taylor collected £200 for the erection of a church. On December 22, 1872, the church, with its shingled roof and seating for about…

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Bangalow, NSW - All Soul's Anglican

Bangalow, NSW - All Soul's Anglican

Year Built: 1928

Address: 1 Ashton Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

The Church was built in 1928.

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Bannockburn, VIC - St John's Anglican

Bannockburn, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: 23 Byron Street, , Bannockburn Victoria, 3331

On July 13th 1878 tenders were called for the construction of a timber building measuring 25ft by 18ft with wood paling roof. The church was built on gazetted land in Byron Street with the Rev Robert Shackleton as vicar and opened later in 1878.

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Banyo, QLD - St Oswald's Anglican

Banyo, QLD - St Oswald's Anglican

Year Built: 1929

Address: 9 Froude Street, , Banyo Queensland, 4014

This timber interwar church was opened in 1929, eleven years after the land was purchased for the purpose of providing the Nundah/Banyo parish with a hall. Designed by local architect W.C. Nicholls, the church was extended in 1954 and became a separate parish to Nundah in 1974.

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Barcaldine, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Barcaldine, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1899

Address: 83 Elm Street, , Barcaldine Queensland, 4725

At first, services at Barcaldine were held in the court house. In 1898 a handsome bequest from England, known as the Marriott bequest, contributed £250 to the cost of a church and a committee was formed to begin the work. Plans were drawn up with input from Archdeacon George Halford. In 1913 the church was completed by extending the nave…

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Bargara, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Bargara, QLD - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 19 Bauer Street, , Bargara Queensland, 4670

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Bargo, NSW - Anglican
Barham, NSW - St John's Anglican

Barham, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1956

Address: 27 Niemur Street, , Barham New South Wales, 2732

A Foundation stone reads, " AMDG This Foundation stone of St John the Evangelist was laid by the Right Reverend the Bishop of Riverena 11th March 1956". A wall plaque reads, " In Memory of their ministry in this Parish Canon Julius Courteen Stonehouse 1953 - 1985, Archdeacon David Richard Bond 1996 - 2016, Well done good & faithfull…

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Barrabool, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican (Former)

Barrabool, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican (Former)

Year Built: 1855

Address: 410 Merrawarp Road, , Barrabool Victoria, 3221

One of Victoria's earliest rural Anglican churches, The Church was begun with the construction of the nave in 1855 in local Barrabool sandstone. It was designed by early Victorian architect, Charles Vickers, in Gothic style. The chancel, vestry and porch were added in1857 by Geelong architects, Shaw & Dowden. The entire church was…

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Barwon Heads, VIC - All Saints' Anglican

Barwon Heads, VIC - All Saints' Anglican

Address: 61 Hitchcock Avenue, , Barwon Heads Victoria, 3227

Services were held monthly in the Mount Colite Hotel hall by the Vicar of Marshall before 1936, when a committee was called to collect money for a new church. Efforts continued through the Depression and in 1937 the Vicar of Marshall, the Rev D.D. Carruthers, whose parish included Barwon Heads was offered a building from Sparrovale Farm…

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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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Batemans Bay, NSW Anglican

Batemans Bay, NSW Anglican

Year Built: 1986

Address: 6 Herarde Street, , Batemans Bay New South Wales, 2536

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was set by Bishop Bruce Wilson Assistant Bishop of the Diocese Of Canberra and Wollongong on 7th September 1986".

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Bathurst, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Bathurst, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Address: 3 Church Street, , Bathurst New South Wales, 2795

The cathedral building was originally designed by Edmund Blacket in 1845 as a parish church, but became a cathedral in 1870 with the creation of the Diocese of Bathurst. An organ was installed in 1886 and bells were hung in 1855. In the 1890s, however, the bell tower was found to be unstable, so the bells could not be "rung full circle"…

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Bathurst, NSW - St Barnabas Anglican (Former)

Bathurst, NSW - St Barnabas Anglican (Former)

Year Built: 1881

Address: 36A Bant Street, , Bathurst New South Wales, 2795

The present Church was built in 1881 to replace an earlier weather-board church building dating from 1875. This weatherboard building was afterwards used as the Parish Hall until it was replaced in 1918 by the present brick Parish Hall, the foundation of which was laid by the Primate, the Most Revd, J. C. Wright, D.D., on 21st September…

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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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Baulkham Hills, NSW - Norwest Anglican

Baulkham Hills, NSW - Norwest Anglican

Address: 19 Chapel Lane, , Baulkham Hills New South Wales, 2153

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Bears Laggon, VIC - St John's Anglican
Beaudesert, QLD - St Thomas' Anglican

Beaudesert, QLD - St Thomas' 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

Year Built: 1957

Address: Hill Street, , Beaufort Victoria, 3373

An earlier church was opened in November 1868 to the design of the Ballarat architect H.R. Caselli, costing more than £900.00. The foundation stone of the present church, designed by Ballarat diocesan architect G.S. Richards, was laid in April 1957. It was constructed in cream brick in a refined Gothic style: there is a small tower at…

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Beechworth, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Beechworth, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1858

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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