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State: South Australia, Denomination: Baptist


Adelaide, SA - Baptist

Adelaide, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1863

Address: 65 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia , 5000

A Foundation stone was laid by Rev Isaac New on 18 December 1861. Robert G. Thomas, the architect who would later be responsible for the Stow Memorial Church (now Pilgrim Uniting Church), was selected to design the building, which is of Gothic revival style in bluestone and sandstone with elaborate capitals on the columns, a rose…

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Brahma Lodge, SA - Baptist

Brahma Lodge, SA - Baptist

Address: Corner Park Terrace & Cheam Street, , Brahma Lodge South Australia, 5109

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Edwardstown, SA - Baptist

Edwardstown, SA - Baptist

Address: 21 Rothessay Avenue, , Edwardstown South Australia, 5042

In May 1905, the Edwardstown mission ceased and Edwardstown Baptist Church took its place. The church grew further over the years and in 1910, bought a piece of land on South Road, Edwardstown to build a new building. During the years the layout of the church property was a bit haphazard, with some buildings on South Road, some at…

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Gawler, SA - Baptist

Gawler, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1866

Address: 18 Murray Street, , Gawler South Australia, 5118

The first Baptist services in Gawler were held in the old Odd fellows hall in 1866 with a church being formed in the same year. The first church was erected in 1870 as both a church and school. Additions were added in 1873, classrooms in 1879 and a lecture hall in 1903. The church has a distinctive appearance and is roughly symmetrical…

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Grange, SA - Baptist

Grange, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1880

Address: Beach Street, , Grange South Australia, 5022

The Foundation stone was laid on 9 November 1880 by Mrs C Fowler.

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Gumeracha, SA - Salem Baptist

Gumeracha, SA - Salem Baptist

Year Built: 1846

Address: Victoria Street, , Gumeracha South Australia, 5233

Founded in 1843 the first services were initially held at the Randells' farm estate. The first stage of the church was built in 1845 on land donated by William Bevis Randell. The building was officially opened in February 1846 with inaugural services conducted by Pastor Thomas Playford, great grandfather of the South Australian Premier…

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Kings Park, SA - Kings Community Baptist

Kings Park, SA - Kings Community Baptist

Address: 23 Valmai Avenue, , Kings Park South Australia, 5034

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Laura, SA - Baptist

Laura, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1875

Address: Victoria Street, , Laura South Australia, 5480

The Foundation stone was laid in 1875. The church building may have been sold in 2011.

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Leabrook, SA - Knightsbridge Baptist

Leabrook, SA - Knightsbridge Baptist

Address: 455 Glynburn Road, , Leabrook South Australia, 5068

In 1884 God led a group of local Christians to form a Baptist church in what was then called Knightsbridge (now part of the suburb Leabrook in the Burnside Council area), a developing eastern suburb on the fringe of Adelaide, near the Mount Lofty Ranges. The church was designed by the architect David Williams of the well known firm…

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Lyndoch, SA - Baptist

Lyndoch, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1862

Address: 9 Kauffman Avenue, , Lyndoch South Australia, 5351

The church was built in 1862 and opened on 31 August of that year. The Lyndoch Baptist Congregation was formed in 1859, but their original place of worship outside the township was sold to the St Jakobi Lutheran Congregation in 1862 and the present church built at a cost of £310. During the early years of worship George Fife Ang as…

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Mannum, SA - Baptist

Mannum, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1956

Address: William Street, , Mannum South Australia, 5238

The Church is constructed of local stone. A foundation stone was laid on the rear addition to the church on 3 June 1956 by Pastor J Doehler.

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Minlaton, SA - Baptist (former)

Minlaton, SA - Baptist (former)

Year Built: 1925

Address: First Street, , Minlaton South Australia, 5575

The Foundation stone was laid on 25 April 1925 by Miss M.E. Trehcarne. This church was sold in 2014.

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Mitcham, SA - Baptist

Mitcham, SA - Baptist

Address: 20 Albert Street, , Mitcham South Australia, 5062

It was on September the 8th 1858 that three dauntless Christians , Mr and Mrs Wauchope, and Mr John Heritage met in Mitcham and formed themselves into a Church. They drew up and signed a covenant which read, " We the undersigned hereby agree to unite in church fellowship having given a statement of our Christian experience in the presence…

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Morphett Vale, SA - Baptist

Morphett Vale, SA - Baptist

Address: 130 States Road, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

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Myrtle Bank, SA - Glen Osmond Baptist

Myrtle Bank, SA - Glen Osmond Baptist

Year Built: 1883

Address: 312 Glen Osmond Road, , Myrtle Bank South Australia, 5064

In 1882, it started as a preaching station out of Parkside Baptist and by 1884 it was recognised as a church in its own right and a member church of the South Australian Baptist Union (now Baptist Churches SA). The church was built in 1883, funded very largely by Mr G.S. Fowler, who also regularly provided funds for payment of its…

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North Adelaide, SA - Baptist

North Adelaide, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1850

Address: 146 Tynte Street, , North Adelaide South Australia, 5006

The history of this Church dates to 1848 when a group of 21 people left the Ebenezer Baptist Chapel, uncomfortable with the closed-mindedness of the majority of the congregation, and founded a new Church. In 1850, they built a chapel in Lefevre Terrace seating 350. When that proved too small, they acquired the acre of land in Tynte…

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Norton Summit, SA - Baptist

Norton Summit, SA - Baptist

Address: 1 Church Road, , Norton Summit South Australia, 5136

The first services were performed by Rev Thomas Playford during 1842 in Robert Norton's log cabin at Grassy Flat. As the congregation incresed by 1851 a roughly constructed stone building was built and furnished at Grassy Flat. The Foundation of the new church designed by David Williams Jnr was laid on Monday afternoon April 24 1882.…

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Norwood, SA - Baptist (Former)

Norwood, SA - Baptist (Former)

Address: 134 The Parade, , Norwood South Australia, 5067

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Parkside, SA - Baptist

Parkside, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1880

Address: 100 Young Street, , Parkside South Australia, 5063

On the 26th of March in 1880 at the half yearly meeting of the SA Baptist Association held at Mitcham, a committee was appointed to take action in relation to the establishment of a Baptist interest in the growing suburb of Parkside. Land was eventually purchased for a cost of £263 and plans discussed for building the chapel. As the…

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Seaton, SA - Baptist

Seaton, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1980

Address: 183 Trimmer Parade, , Seaton South Australia, 5023

The Church was opened for worship on 5 March 1980.

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Seaview Downs, SA - All Nations Baptist

Seaview Downs, SA - All Nations Baptist

Address: 168 Seacombe Road, , Seaview Downs South Australia, 5049

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Semaphore, SA - Baptist (Former)

Semaphore, SA - Baptist (Former)

Address: 60 Semaphore Road, , Semaphore South Australia, 5019

This large two-storied structure of solid stone and built in Classical Renaisance style in 1883 as a church, with schoolrooms beneath. The complex expanded over the decades and in 1902, the fine organ was installed. The last church service was in the summer of 2000. The building initially housed The Urban Peasant and later a local MP's…

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St Marys, SA - Baptist

St Marys, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1956

Address: 5 Crystal Avenue, , St Marys South Australia, 5042

The Baptist Union granted a fellowship to the St Marys Baptist Congregation in 1953 with their first church being an iron and timber building relocated from Underdale to a site in St Marys. The current church was constructed adjacent to the original structure in 1965. The church operated a community kindergarten from 1953 to 1981. The…

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Unley, SA - Baptist

Unley, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1903

Address: Northgate Street, , Unley South Australia, 5061

In July 1903, C.H. Goode, (later Sir Charles), laid the foundation stone for the first Baptist church in the area and three months later J.T. Miller formally opened it. By March 1914, the congregation had outgrown the facility and it was proposed to construct a new church, the architects being Messrs William and Good. Without…

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Victor Harbor, SA - Baptist

Victor Harbor, SA - Baptist

Address: 74 Sutherland Road, , Victor Harbor South Australia, 5211

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Wallaroo, SA - Baptist

Wallaroo, SA - Baptist

Address: 7 Elizabeth Street, Wallaroo, South Australia, 5556

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West Beach, SA - Baptist

West Beach, SA - Baptist

Year Built: 1966

Address: Burbridge Road, , West Beach South Australia, 5024

The Foundation stone was laid on 7 November 1965 by Reverend Leslie Gomm.

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