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FORMER ST GILES CHURCH AND FREE CHURCH SCHOOL

Location

72-80 GHERINGHAP STREET GEELONG, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0633

Heritage Overlay Number

HO224

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended in ... more

Statement of Significance

The former St Giles Church (also known as the High Church) and Free Church School occupy a site which was granted to the Free Presbyterian Church congregation in 1853. The church building dates from 1861 and the school and master's residence from 1854. The foundation stone of St Giles Church was laid in 1861. Nathaniel Billing, noted ecclesiastical architect and student of Sir Gilbert Scott designed the church in the Decorated Gothic style as a competition entry. It is ... more

Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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