St David’s Cathedral, Hobart

Cnr Macquarie & Murray Streets, Hobart. (Murrary St entrance shown above.) Opened 1874, replacing an older building of the same name Building started 1868. Consecrated & opened 1874. Chancel, Sanctuary & Nixon Chapel completed 1891-4 Bell tower completed 1936 North side. Looking back towards the  entrance. Nixon Chapel, commemorating Francis Nixon, first bishop of Tasmania....

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St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Buckland

Just off the highway at Buckland, formerly Prosser's Plains. Foundation stone laid 1846. Consecrated 1850. This little church is best known for its large window which is claimed to date to the 14th century. The myths surrounding the window are looked at in a post on the Stained Glass Australia site. While the window isn't...

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St Matthew’s Anglican Church, New Norfolk

St Matthews lays claim to being the oldest Anglican Church in Tasmania, bring opened in 1823. An article in the Mercury written for the St Matthew's centenary in 1925 talks about the history of the church: Mr. Knopwood retired in 1823 from the chaplaincy of Hobart, and come to live in New Norfolk, and in the...

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Church of England, Hadspen

This is the Church of England at Hadspen. Thomas Reibey of nearby Entally (the house in the other photo) at various times archdeacon of Launceston, state politician & premier, start building this church in 1868 but stopped after a couple of years. And it sat like this for most of the next century -- just...

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