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Warracknabeal, VIC - Baptist

Warracknabeal, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1908

Address: Corner Anderson & Woolcock Streets, , Warracknabeal Victoria, 3393

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Warracknabeal, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Warracknabeal, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1886

Address: Corner Lyle & Anderson Street, , Warracknabeal Victoria, 3393

The Foundation stone was laid on 26 August 1886. The first service was held on 12 February 1887 as reported in the Warracknabeal Herald. The Church was constructed of brick in ancient Gothic style with an Elizabethan pitched roof of corrugated iron. The length of the building was 35ft by 22ft. The roof is supported by three massive beams.…

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Warracknabeal, VIC - Lutheran

Warracknabeal, VIC - Lutheran

Address: 233 Scott Street, , Warracknabeal Victoria, 3393

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Warracknabeal, VIC - Presbyterian (Former)

Warracknabeal, VIC - Presbyterian (Former)

Address: Woolock Street, , Warracknabeal Victoria, 3393

The Church was established in 1858. The first services were held in a cottage near to Mr Andrew Scott's Home. With the growth of the congregation Mr Robert Scott's Woolshed which is still standing was put to good use.

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Warracknabeal, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Warracknabeal, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1967

Address: Corner Lyle & Anderson Street, , Warracknabeal Victoria, 3393

Prior to 1875 Priests from Ararat serviced this part of Victoria as there was no established Catholic Church. Services were held in Scots Wool Shed and the local Court House.* On 21 st November, 1885, an advertisement appeared in the Warracknabeal Newspaper inviting "Tenders for builders for erection of brick Catholic Church".* On 4…

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Warracknabeal, VIC - Uniting

Warracknabeal, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1908

Address: 22 Jamouneau Street, , Warracknabeal Victoria, 3393

The original Methodist church was built in 1908 by Dally and Co. Fire destroyed it in September 1986 and replaced by the current structure. This church was opened on 17 July 1988.

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Warragul, VIC - Church of Christ

Warragul, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: 155 Bowen Street, , Warragul Victoria, 3820

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Warragul, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Warragul, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Witton Street, , Warragul Victoria, 3820

An extension to the Church was made in 1978. It was blessed by the Most Rev Father A.F. Fox on 3 December. The Architect was Richard Falkinger and the builder was James Morrison.

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Warragul, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Warragul, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Address: 96 Victoria Street, , Warragul Victoria, 3820

Established in 1879. The first services in the district were conducted by the Reverend P J Smith at Brandy Creek in 1877. Mr Smith was a retired clergyman and had a farm in the area.

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Warrandyte, VIC - St Gerard's Catholic

Warrandyte, VIC - St Gerard's Catholic

Year Built: 1976

Address: Cementery Road, , Warrandyte Victoria, 3113

The the first Catholic mass in Warrandyte was celebrated in 1898 and in Park Orchards at the Park Orchards Chalet in 1965, it was not until June 28, 1970 that St Gerard’s and St Anne’s was officially declared a parish. Erected in 1976 and blessed by the Most Reverend Thomas Francis Little S.T.D on 29 August. The first Mass was…

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Warrandyte, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Warrandyte, VIC - St Stephen's Anglican

Address: Stiggant Street, , Warrandyte Victoria, 3113

In June 1906 it was decided to build a new church because of the activity owning to a revival in mining. One Hundred and fifty ponds had been collected (including a fifty pound grant from Bishop in Council) It was proposed to have the building erected by September, according to the Church of England Messenger. On 16 September 1096 the…

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Warrandyte, VIC - Uniting

Warrandyte, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1851

Address: Corner Heidelberg Warrandyte Road & Taroona Avenue, , Warrandyte Victoria, 3113

Church services began in Warrandyte five years after the discovery of gold in 1851. By 1921, the Presbyterian Church had started services in a disused hall built originally by the Baptists in 1906. This building was destroyed by fire in 1939. In 1956 a block of land near Keen's Cutting was purchased. Two timber buildings were obtained…

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Warrandyte, VIC, Presbyterian (former)

Warrandyte, VIC, Presbyterian (former)

Address: 103 Yarra Street, , Warrandyte Victoria, 3113

Alexander Speers purchased land here in 1876. His wife, Bathia Speers, inherited in the property in 1889 and donated the land for religious purposes. She is commemorated in a window in the chapel. A Former Presbyterian Church now an Art gallery.

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Warrayure, VIC - Trinity Lutheran

Warrayure, VIC - Trinity Lutheran

Year Built: 1909

Address: 8186 Glenelg Highway, , Warayure Victoria, 3301

The complex comprises the 1909 church, a Sunday school, a hall and a manse, the last three being built after the Second World War.

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Warrnambool, VIC - Baptist

Warrnambool, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1869

Address: 207 Koriot Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

The first Baptist church was erected in 1869 after the land was procurred in 1865. This church was extended in 1874 and remodelled in 1961. The Foundation stone at that time was laid by Reverend F Marsh President General of the Baptist Union on 26 March 1969.

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Warrnambool, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Warrnambool, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1854

Address: Henna Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

In July 1854 a group of parishioners, worshipping in a small brick building, made the decision to establish Christ Church - a church to seat 400. This original brick building was to become the rectory. The first clergyman, Peter Teulon Beamish, a deacon. was appointed to Warrnambool in 1850 and was ordained as a priest in 1854. He…

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Warrnambool, VIC - Congregational

Warrnambool, VIC - Congregational

Year Built: 1909

The Church began as the result of the meeting in a Timor Street Chemist's shop of two men of our Congregational persuasion, who discussed the possibility of forming a Church of the Independent order. They were Mr Robert Winton and Mr. Thomas Nayler, who decided to call a meeting on 10th April, 1862, (as minutes of the meeting relate).…

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Warrnambool, VIC - Gateway Church of Christ

Warrnambool, VIC - Gateway Church of Christ

Address: Princes Highway, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

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Warrnambool, VIC - Lutheran

Warrnambool, VIC - Lutheran

Year Built: 1869

Address: 261 Henna Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

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Warrnambool, VIC - Our Lady of Help Catholic

Warrnambool, VIC - Our Lady of Help Catholic

Address: 2 Selby Road, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

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Warrnambool, VIC - St John's Presbyterian

Warrnambool, VIC - St John's Presbyterian

Address: Spence Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

The Church was built of local sandstone and dedicated in July, 1875. The architect was Andrew Kerr and the cost of the building was £4,330. The church was enlarged in 1885 with transepts being added. It features a memorial plaque to the shipwreck Enterprise. The church was destroyed by fire in 1920 but was rebuilt by 1922.

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Warrnambool, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Warrnambool, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1872

Address: 169 Kepler Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

The church was constructed in Decorated Gothic style in blurstone quarried from a local quarry. Construction was commenced in 1869-1872 to the design of William Wardell, although possibly supervised by a local designer and resident, Samuel Parker. The western bays of the nave and the tower and broach spire were completed in 1886-1. The…

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Warrnambool, VIC - Uniting

Warrnambool, VIC - Uniting

Address: 96 Koroit Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

Originally a Methodist Church.

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Warrnambool, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Warrnambool, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 89 - 105 Leibig Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

Construction of a chapel took place betwen 1850 and 1851. The first Wesleyan Church in Warrnambool was constructed in 1850 on a land grant secured on the south western corner of Liebig and Koroit Streets.It was opened on the 4th May 1851 by the first resident minister, William Lightbody. Lightbody, who administered both Warrnambool and…

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Watcham, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Watcham, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 75 Camp Street, , Watcham Victoria, 3482

The town survey was carried out in 1877 and two equal sites of two roods and four tenths of a perch with one chain frontages to Camp Street and a sidage to Skewes Street were granted on payment of £5.0.6. It was n these two sites that the first church was built. The first church was blessed and opened by Bishop Moore of Ballarat. In…

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Watsonia, VIC - Anglican

Watsonia, VIC - Anglican

Address: Watsonia Road, , Watsonia Victoria, 3087

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Watsonia, VIC - Uniting

Watsonia, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1959

Address: Devonshire Road, , Victoria, 3087

The church was established at a meeting in the backyard of the home of Les and Val Miles on 30 January 1957. The first service was held on 24 February 1957 at the home of Jack and Val French, and conducted by Rev. HM Watson. From 7 September 1958, morning services and a Sunday School were held in the "old tin shed", which became the…

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Wattle Glen, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Wattle Glen, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 14 Reynolds Road, , Wattle Glen Victoria, 3096

The Church was opened in 1925 and was made possible by the generosity of Mr and Mrs E.E. Pepper who presented the block of land for the church site. The Church was erected by volunteer labour from start to finish under the supervision of Mr W.D. Mealy of Rosanna. The building which is of up to date design is 30ft by 20ft and lined by…

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Wedderburn, VIC - Church of Christ

Wedderburn, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: Reef Street, , Wedderburn Victoria, 3518

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Wedderburn, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Wedderburn, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Year Built: 1868

Address: Kerr Street, , Wedderburn Victoria, 3518

The Foundation stone was laid in 1868. The Church is a Gothic Revival structure built of locally quarried sandstone. It has lancet windows with a chancel added in 1909. The design is that believed to be of the Rev. William Hall. Mr Samuel and Mrs Rinder donated a new hall to the Church in memory of their daughter.

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Wedderburn, VIC - Presbyterian

Wedderburn, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1868

Address: Wilson Street, , Wedderburn Victoria, 3518

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Wedderburn, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Wedderburn, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Chapel Street, , Wedderburn Victoria, 3518

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Wedderburn, VIC - Uniting

Wedderburn, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1866

Address: High Street, , Wedderburn Victoria, 3518

Formerly a Methodist Church it was built in brick and erected in 1866. Of Gothic Revival vernacular tradition, which is a distinctive Methodist design element in the history of nineteenth century architecture. The gabled end has square pinnacles capped with balls and the buttresses, lancet windows, plinth and gable copings are other…

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Wendouree, VIC - St Matthew's Anglican

Wendouree, VIC - St Matthew's Anglican

Address: 204 Forest Street, , Wendouree Victoria, 3355

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Wesburn, VIC - Baptist

Wesburn, VIC - Baptist

Address: Main Road, , Wesburn Victoria, 3799

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West Geelong, VIC - St Peter and Paul Catholic

West Geelong, VIC - St Peter and Paul Catholic

Year Built: 1864

Address: Mercer Street, , Geelong West Victoria, 3218

On the 25's October 1849, Acting Vicar-General, Rev. N.J. Coffey applied for 2 acres of land near the village of Ashby. The-Governors finally approved the grant on 25 October 1850. By 1855, a brick school had been built on the site now occupied by the Presbytery. The school was used as a venue to celebrate mass on Sundays and holidays of…

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West Heidelberg, VIC - Uniting

West Heidelberg, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1925

Address: Corner St Hellier & Edwin Streets, , West Heidelberg Victoria,

The original church building was built in 1925.

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West Preston, VIC - Baptist

West Preston, VIC - Baptist

Address: Cramer Street, , West Preston Victoria, 3072

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West Wodonga, VIC - Anglican

West Wodonga, VIC - Anglican

Address: Emerald Avenue, , West Wodonga Victoria, 3690

As of 2010 also used as a Uniting Church.

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White Hills, VIC - Holy Rosary Catholic

White Hills, VIC - Holy Rosary Catholic

Address: 2 Heinz Street, , White Hills Victoria, 3550

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