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Bungaree, VIC - St John's Anglican

Bungaree, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1869

Address: 335 Bungaree Wallace Road, , Bungaree Victoria, 3352

A meeting of locals was held in November of 1865 and the committee decided to purchase land where todays church is located. The first church service was held at Mr Benham's home on 6 January 1867. In April, 1866 it was proposed that the church be of stone, 25 feet by 40 feet with a hardwood floor and shingle roof. The walls to be 18…

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Bungaree, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Bungaree, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1910

Address: 184 Bungaree Wallace Road, , Bungaree Victoria, 3352

The Parish was established in 1890. A few years before in 1878 Dean Moore purchased a block of land for a church and school. This land now holds the Bungaree hall and some adjoining houses. The first recorded baptism in Bungaree was that of Ellena Rice performed by Fr J Cleary on 31 August 1890. When Fr Linane retired in 1965 Fr…

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Bungendore, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Bungendore, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Turallo Terrace, , Bungendore New South Wales, 2621

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Bungendore, NSW - St Philip's Anglican

Bungendore, NSW - St Philip's Anglican

Year Built: 1864

Address: Gibraltar Street, , Bungendore New South Wales, 2621

The Church was erected in 1864 and is of the Victorian Free Gothic style. The walls are constructed of rock faced ashlar and the jointing is of fine pointing. The steep pitched timber frame gable roof is clad with asbestos shingles. Walls feature high pointed Gothic windows which are complimented by arched sandstone block work to window…

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Bungowannah, NSW - St Mark's Anglican

Bungowannah, NSW - St Mark's Anglican

Address: Riverina Highwaay, , Bungowannah New South Wales, 2640

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Buninyong, VIC - Anglican

Buninyong, VIC - Anglican

Year Built: 1862

Address: 706 Warrenheip Street, , Buninyong Victoria, 3357

The Church was opened in 1862, five years after the first Anglican Services were held in the old Buninyong Police Court. A historical wall plaque reads, " When the Irishman Rev. Garrett Russell arrived at Buninyong in 1857 as the first minister, there was no church or school. The original brick church-school at the rear was ready for…

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Buninyong, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Buninyong, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1867

Address: 802 Warrenheip Street, , Buninyong Victoria, 3357

A fence plaque reads, " The first Methodist services were held in John Adams' shop from 1855. In 1866-7 this brick church was built by Richard Rennie at a cost of £774. It was designed by J A Doane, a Ballarat architect who designed many district Methodist churches. It operated until 1969, when the decision was taken to join with the…

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Buninyong, VIC Uniting

Buninyong, VIC Uniting

Address: 302 Scott Street, , Buninyong Victoria, 3357

The foundation stone was ceremonially laid on 27 March 1860 by Mrs Celia Scott of Mount Boninyong, the oldest resident in the district. The cost of the building was £900 and when fitted out the cost was £1,265. The first service in the new church was held on 26 August 1860, and a bell founded by Greeves of London in 1849 was hung in the…

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Bunnan, NSW - St Andrew's Uniting

Bunnan, NSW - St Andrew's Uniting

Address: 8 Queen Street, , Bunnan New South Wales, 2337

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Bunnan, NSW - St Jude's Anglican

Bunnan, NSW - St Jude's Anglican

Address: 2 High Street, , Bunnan New South Wales, 2337

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Bunyip, VIC - St Thomas' Anglican

Bunyip, VIC - St Thomas' Anglican

Year Built: 1902

Address: 26 A'Beckett Street, , Bunyip Victoria, 3815

The Bunyip Parish of St. Thomas' was originally part of the Gippsland Fort mission in 1879 and early church services were held In Kraft's Hall. By the early 1890': a-proper church was being planned, and fund raising began In December 1891. On 15 October 1902, Mrs W. A. A'Beckett Snr of Brighton laid the foundation block for the new…

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Bunyip, VIC - Uniting

Bunyip, VIC - Uniting

Address: Corner Nash Road & Flett Streets, , Bunyip Victoria, 3815

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Burleigh Heads, QLD - Infant Saviour Catholic

Burleigh Heads, QLD - Infant Saviour Catholic

Address: 4 Park Avenue, , Burleigh Heads Queensland, 4220

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Burleigh Heads, QLD - St John's Anglican

Burleigh Heads, QLD - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1961

Address: 14 Park Avenue, , Burleigh Heads Queensland, 4220

A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. And in memory of those who gave their lives to preserve our freedom this stone was set by Reginald Archbishop of Brisbane on 29th July 1961. R.F. Ranwell Rector".

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Burleigh Heads, QLD - Uniting

Burleigh Heads, QLD - Uniting

Address: Burleigh Street, , Burleigh Heads Queensland, 4220

Land on the corner of West Burleigh Road and Burleigh Street was purchased in September 1925 on behalf of the Methodist Church in Queensland. It was formerly the site of the Smith's boarding house Burleigh Lodge which was relocated to Marine Parade. On Sunday 23 December 1928, a Methodist church was officially opened by Reverend James…

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Burleigh Waters, QLD - Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic

Burleigh Waters, QLD - Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic

Address: 237 Burleigh Connection Road, , Burleigh Waters Queensland, 4220

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Burnett Heads, QLD - Uniting

Burnett Heads, QLD - Uniting

Address: 14 Zunker Street, , Burnett Heads Queensland, 4670

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Burnie, TAS - Baptist

Burnie, TAS - Baptist

Address: 57 Mount Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

The church, capable of accommodating 350 or more people,opened on 12 December 1925. It was built almost entirely by men of the Church. Henry Dowling as general overseer, Fred Parsons in charge of the carpentering and Jim Baylis and Ray Haslock in charge of the brick work. It was completed at a cost of £1675 pounds.Seventeen years later…

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Burnie, TAS - Salvation Army

Burnie, TAS - Salvation Army

Address: 109 Wilson Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

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Burnie, TAS - St George's Anglican

Burnie, TAS - St George's Anglican

Year Built: 1884

Address: 52 Mount Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

The first moves for the provision of an Anglican church at Burnie began in the mid-1840s after the visits of the Rev. Grigg from Circular Head and the Rev. Waterfield from the settlement at the Forth River. The Launceston Advertiser of 9 November 1844 under the heading Churches of the Interior reported: At the new but populous settlement…

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Burnie, TAS - Star of the Sea Catholic

Burnie, TAS - Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1891

Address: 96 Mount Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

There are several foundation / plaques on the church building. The church foundation stone reads, " St Mary's Star of the Sea blessed and opened by the Most Rev Daniel Murphy D.D. Archbishop of Hobart 1st January 1891, T Kenner builder, Matthew O'Callahan Parish Priest". Another reads, " Erected to the memory of the very Revd,…

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Burnie, TAS - Uniting

Burnie, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1901

Address: 60 Mount Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

A Primitive Methodist Church was built in Mount street in 1869 and a second church was built alongside the earlier church in 1891. A Wesleyan Methodist Church built in Cattley Street in 1894. They were removed to the rear in 1900. The Grand Opening of the first church took place in May, 1869. The erection of this Methodist Chapel by a…

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Burnside, SA - Protestant

Burnside, SA - Protestant

Address: 88 Lockwood Road, , Burnside South Australia, 5066

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Burnside, SA - St David's Anglican

Burnside, SA - St David's Anglican

Year Built: 1962

Address: 492 Glynburn Road, , Burnside South Australia, 5066

The original stone church, now the church hall, dates from 1887. The modern brick church, a hundred metres to the south on Glynburn Road, was built in 1963, while standing between these two is the oldest building of them all, the current Church Office, erected as the Burnside Council Chambers in 1869. A foundation stone was laid on 9…

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Burpengary, QLD - Freshwater Anglican

Burpengary, QLD - Freshwater Anglican

Address: 45 Pitt Road, , Burpengary Queensland, 4505

The Church building seems to be condemded in 2022.

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Burra, SA - Redruth Methodist (former)

Burra, SA - Redruth Methodist (former)

Year Built: 1874

Address: Ludgvan Street, , Burra South Australia, 5417

Redruth first appeared in the quarterly minute book on 24 June 1851. No members are listed and the income was 5/4. Three months later there were 4 members and the circuit income was 1-6-6. In February 1851 the Kooringa trustees had begun to build a church opposite the police station and 1-17-10 was collected at the laying of the corner…

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Burra, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Burra, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1873 - 1874

Address: 7 Market Street, , Burra South Australia, 5417

The Foundation stone was laid on 11 May 1873 by Fr Christopher Reynolds and the Church was opened on 8th November 1874.

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Burra, SA - St Mary the Virgin Anglican

Burra, SA - St Mary the Virgin Anglican

Year Built: 1879

Address: 8 Market Street, , Burra South Australia, 5417

The original church of St Mary’s was located at the junction of Ware and Church Streets in 1849. The land for the present church was donated by the South Australian Mining Association. It was built in the Gothic style and by the local firm of Sara & Dunstan to the design by G.F. McLagan, who came to live in Kooringa from Melbourne. The…

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Burrawang, NSW - Presbyterian (Former)

Burrawang, NSW - Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1888

Address: 36 Church Street, , Burrawang New South Wales, 2577

The Burrawang Herald gives the following account of the opening of the new Presbyterian Church at Burrawang the first of which was laid some months ago by Mr D.L. Dymock. The ceremony in connection with the opening of the new Presbyterian Church Berrawang was commemorated on Wednesday last (22 Feb 1888) by an opening service and tea…

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Burrawang, NSW - St David's Anglican

Burrawang, NSW - St David's Anglican

Year Built: 1886

Address: 44 Church Street, , Burrawang New South Wales, 2577

The land on which St David’s was to be built had been a grant of 237 acres to John Staggs in 1856. Charles Moule purchased this in 1871. He sold 9½ acres of this to the church for 165 pounds 16 shillings for the purpose of the erection of a church and parsonage, although the parsonage was to be situated at Burrawang rather than next to…

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Burrawang, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

Burrawang, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Address: 45 Church Street, , Burrawang New South Wales, 2577

The Church is the original building, after two acres of ground were purchased at 20 pounds per acre. Allen and Lawler built the church at a cost of £280. The timber was milled below the park at Burrawang by the late C. Moule. The shingles were split by the champion shingle splitter of the day, Ned Moses and the windows had shutters on…

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Burrawang, NSW Anglican (Former)

Burrawang, NSW Anglican (Former)

Address: 6 Dale Street, , Burrawang New South Wales, 2577

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Burringbar, NSW - Uniting

Burringbar, NSW - Uniting

Address: 6086 Tweed Valley Way, , Burringbar New South Wales, 2483

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Burrumbeet, VIC - Uniting

Burrumbeet, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1857

Address: Western Highway, , Burrumbeet Victoria, 3352

Established in 1857.

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Burrumbuttock, NSW - Holy Cross Lutheran

Burrumbuttock, NSW - Holy Cross Lutheran

Year Built: 1888

Address: Howlong Burrumbuttock Road, , Burrumbuttock New South Wales, 2642

In April 1884, the congregation purchased land from a recreational reserve in Burrumbuttock for the purpose of building a church and manse. The building of the church was designed, built and finished in 1888, and a dedication service was held by the then residing Pastor Harms on 9 December.

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Burrumbuttock, NSW - Uniting (Former)

Burrumbuttock, NSW - Uniting (Former)

Year Built: 1922

Address: 46 Uran Road, , Burrumbuttock New South Wales, 2642

The church was opened in 1922 by the Rev Skinner. The Church is now in private hands.

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Burwood East, VIC - Anglican Church of Ascension

Burwood East, VIC - Anglican Church of Ascension

Year Built: 1969

Address: Corner Blackburn Road & Witchwood Street, , Burwood East Victoria, 3151

The Church was dedicated on Ascension day in 1969 by the Archbishop of Melbourne, the Most Reverend Frank Woods.

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Burwood, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Burwood, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1887

Address: 339 Warrigal Road, , Burwood Victoria, 3125

A church site was sought in 1878 and an acre (0.4 hectare) of land in Warrigal Road was purchased for £50,320 however the building of a new church did not commence until 1887. The foundation stone was laid on 24 January 1887 by Hon J Balfour, MLC and G Sweet; construction was undertaken by builders, Hainsworth and Kellam, and the church…

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Burwood, VIC - St Benedict's Catholic

Burwood, VIC - St Benedict's Catholic

Year Built: 1957

Address: 301 Warrigal Road, , Burwood Victoria, 3125

The first Catholic Church in the Shire of Nunawading was built on land granted to the Catholic Church in 1854 at the north east corner of Warrigal (Boundary) and Riversdale (Moloneys) Roads. In July 1855 the Catholic Church applied for a building grant towards the estimated cost of £300 for a brick building with slate roof, and they…

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Busby, NSW - Wesleyan Methodist

Busby, NSW - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 54 Orchard Road, , Busby New South Wales, 2168

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