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
Basilica of our Lady of Victories
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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