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FORMER BAPTIST CHURCH

Location

3 ABERDEEN STREET NEWTOWN, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0426

Heritage Overlay Number

HO105

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act 1995, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended ... more

Statement of Significance

The former Baptist Church was erected in Aberdeen Street, Newtown in 1853-4, to designs by Geelong architect, John Young. It was built on donated land only sixteen years after the establishment of the Baptist Church in Victoria, and only eight years after the first Baptist church opened in Collins Street. It continued to be used as a church until 1876 when a larger church was constructed in Aberdeen Street, and the earlier building became the Sunday School. ... more

Year Construction Started 1853
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Romanesque
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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