St Francis Xavier's Catholic Cathedral

St Francis Xavier's Catholic Cathedral

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Images of St Francis Xavier's Catholic Cathedral

  • St Francis Xavier's Catholic Cathedral, 2014
 
Architects
Charles Hansom, George Kingston
Builders
English and Brown
Building materials
Brick, Stone, Bluestone, Sandstone
Architectural styles
2 Victorian Period (c. 1840–c. 1890)
Construction
1851/04/12 - 1858/07/11 

Additional Works

Extensions including sanctuary, sacristy and Lady Chapel by George Kingston

Description
Construction commenced
18/2/1860
Construction completed
18/2/2018

Extensions following Pugin Plan, by Edward Woods

Description
Construction commenced
18/2/1887
Construction completed
18/2/2018

Enlargements to designs of Woods, Bagot, Jory and Laybourne Smith

Description
Contractor J T Brown
Construction commenced
18/2/1923
Construction completed
18/2/1926
Architecture and design features
Charles Hansom, George Kingston, bell tower, turret, leadlight
Engineering features
 
Precinct
Victoria Square- Tarndanyangga
Council Ward
Central
Alternative Addresses
Geo-coordinates
Town Acre
338
Planning Zone or Policy Area
Original owners
Original occupant
Later occupant/s
Purposes and use
Religious, Cathedral
AS2482 classification
15500 - Religious Building
Public Access
Opening hours only
 
NTSA ID
98
State Heritage ID
10892
ACC Reference No.
DPTI Heritage No.
1306
RNE ID
1306
Certificate of Title No.
CT 6018/83 F163051 A92
NTSA file exists
Yes
Heritage Status
State Heritage listed
State heritage listing
State Heritage listed
Date of State heritage listing
Local heritage listing
Date of Local heritage listing
NTSA listing
NTSA classified
Date of NTSA listing
Section 23 (4) crtiteria
Risk status
 
Historic Themes
3.1 Economic Cycles
3.1.4 Discovery of Gold in Victoria
6.3 Worshipping
6.3.1 Places of worship/Churches
 
Australian Curriculum references
Year 5: The Australian Colonies
ACHHK097
 

References

  • ACA, Smith Survey 1880; Advertiser, 27 January 1926; MLSA, Historical Photographs
  • (Town Acre 338); Mercury and Sporting Chronicle, 26 April 1851; Observer, 22 March
  • 1856, 17 July 1858; Register, 16 June 1928; South Australian Register, 8 November 1886,
  • 25 July 1887; Southern Cross, 9, 23 September 1949; Woods Bagot Architects, Historical architectural plans; Woods Bagot, Ledger of commissions.

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