St Patricks Roman Catholic Cathedral - Cathedral Place. EAST MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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St Patricks Roman Catholic Cathedral: Cathedral Place, EAST MELBOURNE

St Patricks Roman Catholic Cathedral
St Patricks Roman Catholic Cathedral

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Building Profile

Name : St Patricks Roman Catholic Cathedral

Location

Address: Cathedral Place
City: EAST MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3002


St Patricks Roman Catholic Cathedral is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1858 - 1937
Original use: Church/Cathedral
Current use: Church/Cathedral

(to roof) : 105
(to pinnacle) : 105

Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style

Notable features

One of the worlds largest gothic revival churches and the finest works of celebrated English born architect William Wardell. A richly ornate triple spired French Gothic composition with Notre Dame like qualities. Built from local bluestone, this dark texture adds to the dramatically dark and brooding style of the cathedral. An absolutely massive central spire.

History

Architect: William Wardell




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