Basilica of our Lady of Victories - 548 Burke Road. CAMBERWELL [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Basilica of our Lady of Victories: 548 Burke Road, CAMBERWELL

Basilica of our Lady of Victories
Basilica of our Lady of Victories

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Building Profile

Name : Basilica of our Lady of Victories

Location

Address: 548 Burke Road
City: CAMBERWELL

Postcode: 3124


Basilica of our Lady of Victories is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1914
Original use: Church/Cathedral
Current use: Church/Cathedral

Built in the Edwardian period in the Romanesque style

Notable features

The Our Lady Basicilica features a prominent octagonal dome with gilded cupola mounst a large stoneface romanesque church.

The Our Lady of the Victories building contains much of interest by way of stained glass, a powerful pipe organ originating from Ireland in the early 20th century, and a memorial plaque to Amy Castles - a singer of the calibre of Nellie Melba and considered the opposition to Melba.

History

Architect: A.A. Fritsch


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