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The present St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral was designed by English architect William Wardell, with minor changes made by local architects Hennessy, Hennessy and Co. Although the foundation stone was laid in 1868, the cathedral was not completed…

This photograph shows the entrance to St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, including twin towers topped with spires, a rose window, lancet windows with tracery,and a grand pointed-arch entrance. The cathedral is in theGothic architectural style. The…

The present St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral was designed by English architect William Wardell, with minor changes made by local architects Hennessy, Hennessy and Co. Although the foundation stone was laid in 1868, the cathedral was not completed…

These two photographs show the entrance to St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria. The elaborate porch has an arched entrance and includes sculptures of human heads as well as a tracery grill. St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral was designed…

St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral was designed by English-born architect William Wardell and incorporated parts of an earlier church on the site. Although the foundation stone was laid in 1858, the cathedral was not consecrated until 1897, and…

The present St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral was designed by English architect William Wardell, with minor changes made by local architects Hennessy, Hennessy and Co. Although the foundation stone was laid in 1868, the cathedral was not completed…

A view of a flying buttress at the Basilica of St Patrick’s in Fremantle, Western Australia. Flying buttresses were one of the most notable developments of gothic architecture in the medieval period. By means of a flying buttress, weight from a…