Baptist Church House - 486 Albert Street. EAST MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Baptist Church House: 486 Albert Street, EAST MELBOURNE

Baptist Church House
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Building Profile

Name : Baptist Church House

Location

Address: 486 Albert Street
City: EAST MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3002


Construction Details

Built: 1859 - 1863
Original use: Church/Cathedral
Current use: Church/Cathedral

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Academic Classical style

Notable features

The first stage comprised the bluestone hall with raked floor and seating arranged in a semi-circle around the Ministers desk. This stage was constructed in 1859. The facade was added in 1863. The two towers were never carried out to their full height and the portico space was filled in at a later date.

History

Architect: Thomas Watts




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