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State: Tasmania


Cleveland, TAS - Presbyterian (Former)

Cleveland, TAS - Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1855

Address: 12819 Midland Highway, , Cleveland Tasmania, 7211

Built in 1855 by James and David Gibson the neat very little brick church originally only measured 22 feet by 6 inches but was extended to 33 feet later. Known as Cleveland Union Chapel, the Church only has windows down one side of the building and was originally used by the Presbyterian faith as their centre of worship but later used…

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Colebrook, TAS - St James of Jerusalem Anglican

Colebrook, TAS - St James of Jerusalem Anglican

Year Built: 1884

Address: 7 Richmond Street, , Colebrook Tasmania, 7027

Services were first held in the old probation church of 1835. The plans of this church were given to the Diocesan Registry in 1921 by the Public Works and are now in the State Archives. In 1882 the foundation stone of the church was laid and in March 1884 the new stone church costing £800 was consecrated.

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Colebrook, TAS - St Patrick's Catholic

Colebrook, TAS - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1857

Address: 2 Arthur Street, , Colebrook Tasmania, 7027

Bishop Wilson approved the construction of a large church at Colebrook towards the end of 1854. The Government was approached to supply " a few loads of metal" in order "to make good the approaches to the proposed church': This paltry assistance was given. However When asked if more substantial help by allowing timber for the church to…

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Cooee, TAS - St David's Anglican (Former)

Cooee, TAS - St David's Anglican (Former)

Address: 7 Poke Street, , Cooee Tasmania, 7320

In 1931 the Anglican Church was offered £4000 by Mrs Anna Maria Boston of Cooee to build a church in memory of her daughter Alice. A Foundation stone reads, "To the greater glory of God and in memory of Alice Boston this church was erected by her mother Mrs A.M. Boston. The Foundation stone being unveiled by Archdeacon Atkinson B.A.…

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Copping, TAS - Unknown

Copping, TAS - Unknown

Address: 2202 Arthur Highway, , Copping Tasmania, 7174

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Cradoc, TAS - Unknown

Cradoc, TAS - Unknown

Address: Channel Highway, , Cradoc Tasmania, 7109

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Cranbrook, TAS - Uniting

Cranbrook, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1845

Address: 14876 Tasman Highway, , Cranbrook Tasmania, 7190

Gala Kirk was built in 1845 & is the oldest church in Glamorgan/Spring Bay Municipality. As early as 1844, a meeting was held to build a church & as many of the residents were Scots, they decided on a Presbyterian Kirk. A gift of 5 acres of land was made by Adam Amos of Glen Gala.

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Cygnet, TAS - St James Catholic

Cygnet, TAS - St James Catholic

Year Built: 1940

Address: 34 Mary Street, , Cygnet Tasmania, 7112

A Foundation stone attached to the building was laid on 18 February 1940 by his Grace the Archbishop of Hobart J.D. Simonds. The Church was opened on 6 October of the same year. The church was designed in the Moorish style.

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Cygnet, TAS - St Mark's Anglican

Cygnet, TAS - St Mark's Anglican

Year Built: 1875

Address: George Street, , Cygnet Tasmania, 7112

The church building was begun in 1874, opened in 1875 and dedicatcd in 1876 at a cost of 1,208, Additions were made in October 1894 and the church consecrated. Further additions were made in 1913, and in April 1918 a new vestry was dedicated as a memorial to the Lymington church which had been destroyed by fire. A Foundation stone was…

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Cygnet, TAS - Uniting

Cygnet, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1951

Address: 41 Mary Street, , Cygnet Tasmania, 7112

Formerly a Methodist church the foundation stone was laid on 15 December 1951 by the Reverend A.W.R. Milligan Chairman of the Methodist Assembly Tasmania. It replaced a weatherboard building. Overnight services were being conducted during 1864 and the need for a chapel was felt. A building was constructed during the 1870s. During 1902…

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Deddington, TAS - Nile Protestant

Deddington, TAS - Nile Protestant

Year Built: 1840

Address: 958 Deddington Road, , Deddington Tasmania, 7212

This Chapel was built one hundred and twenty five years ago and is closely associated with John Glover, the most prominent and important artist ever to settle in Van Diemen's Land. He lived at nearby Patterdale and worshipped in this small chapel. He, with his wife Sarah, are buried by the western wall. The Chapel was opened for worship…

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Deloraine, TAS - Baptist

Deloraine, TAS - Baptist

Year Built: 1880

Address: 3 Bonney Street, , Deloraine Tasmania, 7304

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Deloraine, TAS - Holy Redeemer Catholic

Deloraine, TAS - Holy Redeemer Catholic

Year Built: 1889

Address: 20 W Goderich Street, , Deloraine Tasmania, 7304

A stone above a doorway to the Church reads, " Pray for the soul of Rev Edward Francis Walsh 22 years Pastor of this Church who fortified with all the rites of Holy Church died December 4th 1902 in the 39th year of his Priesthood aged 64 years R.I.P.". A Foundation stone reads, " Church of the Holy Redeemer blessed and dedicated by Most…

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Deloraine, TAS - Mennonite

Deloraine, TAS - Mennonite

Address: 14 W Barrack Street, , Deloraine Tasmania, 7304

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Deloraine, TAS - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Deloraine, TAS - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1883

Address: 32 W Goderich Street, , Deloraine Tasmania, 7304

The Church was closed in 1983 and is now a private residence.

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Deloriane, TAS - St Mark's Anglican

Deloriane, TAS - St Mark's Anglican

Year Built: 1859

Address: 7 E Westbury Place, , Deloraine Tasmania, 7304

The foundation stone was laid by the Lord Bishop of the Diocese in 1856, but, from various causes incidental to a new country, the work was delayed much longer than Was at first anticipated. The exterior, however, is completed and interior in such a state of forwardness that it is expected it would be ready for opening about Christmas.…

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Devonport, TAS - Baptist

Devonport, TAS - Baptist

Address: 126 William Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

A Foundation stone reads, "To the glory of God Laid by Rev J.R. Robinson President Baptist Union of Tasmania 22nd July 1972".

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Devonport, TAS - Baptist (Former)

Devonport, TAS - Baptist (Former)

Year Built: 1904

Address: 44 Stewart Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

A brick Tabernacle opened in 1904. It cost £1,400. The Church was closed in the late 1960’s and was used as the premises for the Devonport Library between 1969-1983. The builder and designer were Stephen Priest Senior and Stephen Priest Junior. In 1983 the church was converted into the Devonport Gallery and Arts Centre. For a full…

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Devonport, TAS - Church of Christ

Devonport, TAS - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1952

Address: 113 William Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

In 1872 the church moved from Northdown to Latrobe a town of some importance during this era. Early in 1879 W. Moffit visited New Ground near Moriarty a populous agricultural district. He shared the gospel message and in a short time a gathering of people became Christians and were baptized. A Church of Christ was established in 1880 and…

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Devonport, TAS - Mercy Bluff Church of Christ

Devonport, TAS - Mercy Bluff Church of Christ

Address: 232 William Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

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Devonport, TAS - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Devonport, TAS - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Address: 59 Stewart Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

The first Catholic church at Devonport was established at Torquay in 1870 on the east side of the Mersey River. One foundation reads, "A.M.D.C. To Commemorate the Golden Jubiin the Priesthood of the Ven Archdeacon Michael J Beechenor P.P. This Foundation stone was laid by the Most Rev Patrick Delany D.D. Archbishop of Hobart June 14…

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Devonport, TAS - St Columba Presbyterian

Devonport, TAS - St Columba Presbyterian

Year Built: 1957

Address: 13 Edward Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

The first Presbyterian church in Devonport briefly used the Congregational Church and then the Devonport Town Hall. Throughout the building of the Church many members of the Board of Management and Session, plus other committees were led by Rev "Bert" Scrimgeour who, with practical knowledge, endeared himself to all who knew him. The…

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Devonport, TAS - St John's Anglican

Devonport, TAS - St John's Anglican

Address: 9B Fenton Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

The Church opened on Sunday 15 May 1887 and by 1913, the foundation stone for a tower was laid by Bishop Mercer. A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. This stone was set by the Right Rev G.F. Cranswick BA. TH D Lord Bishop of Tasmania 26 February 1956, H.A. Jerrim Rector". The church hall next door has a foundation stone that reads,…

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Devonport, TAS - Uniting

Devonport, TAS - Uniting

Address: 12 Forbes Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

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Devonport, TAS - Uniting (Former)

Devonport, TAS - Uniting (Former)

Year Built: 1932

Address: 45 Steele Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

The foundation stone was laid by Rev W.H.E. Abbey Circuit minister and Chairman of Mersey district June 27 1931. The current church building was opened on March 1932 . The Church was closed in 2018. This is now a Community Wellness centre. A Tasmanian, multi-faceted media production company.

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Don, TAS - Congregational (Former)

Don, TAS - Congregational (Former)

The Church was opened n 1862. It is now in private hands.

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Don, TAS - Presbyterian

Don, TAS - Presbyterian

Address: 135 Waverley Road, , Don Tasmania, 7310

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Don, TAS - St Olaves Anglican (Former)

Don, TAS - St Olaves Anglican (Former)

Address: 200 Forth Road, , Don Tasmania, 7310

The church opened in 1869. Now closed and up for sale.

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Dover, TAS - Church of Christ

Dover, TAS - Church of Christ

Address: 6986 Huon Highway, , Dover Tasmania, 7117

Now a Community Church.

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Dover, TAS - St Mary our Hope Catholic

Dover, TAS - St Mary our Hope Catholic

Address: 19 Chapman Avenue, , Dover Tasmania, 7117

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Dover, TAS - St Paul's Anglican

Dover, TAS - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1892

Address: 6963 Huon Highway, , Dover Tasmania, 7117

The church was consecrated in May 1892. The church bell is a relic of the Hopetoun mill. The building was restored both outside and inside in 1974. This church was built on the land purchased in 1884 from the Stubbs Family. The Reverend Edward Thompson was the Incumbent of the Huon Parish, who with the three Church Wardens (W.P. Clennett,…

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Dunalley, TAS - St Martin's Anglican (Former)

Dunalley, TAS - St Martin's Anglican (Former)

Address: 116 Arthur Highway , , Dunalley Tasmania, 7177

A Foundation stone reads, " To the creator the Glory of God and in grateful memory of the men who fought in the Great War of 1914 - 1918. This stone was laid by R.W.C. Shoobridge Esq Feby 20th 1924". The Church is now in private hands.

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East Devonport, VIC _ St Paul's Anglican

East Devonport, VIC _ St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1879

Address: 15 Thomas Street, , East Devonport Tasmania, 7319

The Church was built between 1876-79 at a cost of £425 to the design of architect William Gadsby. It was opened in July 1879. A Foundation stone reads, " The Foundation stone reads thus, Church of St Paul foundation stone laid 13th December 1876 Consecrated March 1882 Rev G.F. (?Archer) Incumbent". An arson attack occurred in 2001…

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Epping Forrest, TAS - Unknown

Epping Forrest, TAS - Unknown

Year Built: 1924

Address: Midland Highway, , Epping Forrest Tasmania, 7211

A Foundation stone reads, "A.M.D.G. JD Foster 1924". The church is now in private hands.

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Evandale, TAS - St Andrew's Anglican

Evandale, TAS - St Andrew's Anglican

Year Built: 1871

Address: 6 High Street, , Evandale Tasmania, 7212

The earliest services were held in a barn and the first schoolroom chapel of brick was built in 1837. in 1931 the Bishop's charge notes Evandale was given the old St. David's font, which was made at Port Arthur. The second church was begun in 1841 and dedicated in April 1844. It was pulled down in 1871. The third and present church…

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Evandale, TAS - St Andrew's Uniting

Evandale, TAS - St Andrew's Uniting

Year Built: 1839

Address: 9 High Street, , Evandale Tasmania, 7212

The Scottish Community of Evandale had raised funds for the building of a Kirk (Church) and along with a grant from the Government this enabled the laying of a foundation stone in 1838 by the Governor, Sir John Franklin and from this the Kirk (Church) became a reality with the dedication of St. Andrews on 5th September 1840. The church…

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Evandale, TAS - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Evandale, TAS - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1836

Address: 28 Logan Road, , Evandale Tasmania, 7212

Local identities Henry Reed and John Ward Gleadow helped build the Wesleyan Church although little information is available on its history and as such it was later used as a Druid Hall, Scouts Hall and then by the Returned Services League of Australia (R.S.L.A.) as their Evandale Club Room. It was sold in 1975 and is now a private…

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Exeter, TAS - All Saints Anglican

Exeter, TAS - All Saints Anglican

Year Built: 1916

Address: 91 Main Road, , Exeter Tasmania, 7075

The first move towards the establishment of a church at Exeter took place during the year 1910 when a meeting was held at the Hotel to discuss the purchase of a piece of land on which to build a church. Those attending that meeting included Rev. C. C. Macmichael, Messrs B. C. Archer, Spencer Priestley, George Bray and Eric Reid. It was…

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Exeter, TAS - Uniting

Exeter, TAS - Uniting

Address: 108 Main Road, , Exeter Tasmania, 7275

Opened for service on 11 March 1916. After the war years quite a revival occurred ans congregations increased ans quite a large Sunday School came into being. For use as a hall and Sunday School the Winkleigh Methodist Church was brought to Exeter and re erected behind the exisiting church.

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Exton, TAS - Christ Church Anglican

Exton, TAS - Christ Church Anglican

Address: 3952 Meander Valley Road, , Exton Tasmania, 7304

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