Uniting Church, Hadspen, Tasmania

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Uniting Church, Hadspen, Tasmania


Chapel, The Cornwall Chronicle, Gothic, Gothic Revival, Hadspen, lancet window, Launceston, Methodist, Mr Monds, pointed arch, porch, Tas, Tasmania, Wesleyan.


The Uniting Church in Hadspen, Tasmania, was built as a Wesleyan chapel in 1874, and became a Methodist church in 1924. The chapel was probably designed by Mr Monds, described as the ‘clerk of the works’ in a newspaper article in The Cornwall Chronicle (Launceston) about the opening of the chapel. The small white weatherboard church demonstrates that even when cheap and easily materials were being used, there was an attempt by colonial communities to build a church similar to those found in Europe. The chapel is in the Gothic Revival style and features a pointed arch entrance, lancet windows, and a small porch.

For the newspaper article
see http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66073009


McLeod, Shane


September 20, 2012


No Copyright (photographs); Public Domain, Trove (newspaper article)


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“Uniting Church, Hadspen, Tasmania ,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed July 14, 2020, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1072.