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St. George's Anglican Church

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Identification

St. George's Anglican Church
287062

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
neo-classicism

Usages

church

Facts

  • The church is an imposing stone edifice in the Greek Revival style.
  • The nave has five bays with pilasters dividing the bays with each containing fifty pane windows with inclined reveals and simple capital moulding.
  • With its hilltop location in Battery Point, the fine tower gives the church landmark qualities and it may be seen from many parts of South Hobart.
  • The body of the church was completed in 1838, the tower was completed in 1847 and the portico was added in 1888.
  • The unified design of the edifice also contains fine doric portico with columns, pilasters, cornice, entaslature and decorated carvings.
  • Its architecture is reputed to be the finest Greek Revival church in Australia.
  • The church has a four-part stepped octagonal stone tower,with columns to level two and topped with a lantern.
  • The original lead cupola was degraded and so a restored copper dome was installed in May 2007.

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Location

30 Cromwell Street
28 Cromwell St. Battery Point
7004
Hobart
Tasmania
Australia

Technical Data

1836
1838
1888

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
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