Interior View of St. Patrick's Church, York, Western Australia

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Interior View of St. Patrick's Church, York, Western Australia


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An image of the interior of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in the town of York, Western Australia. This image showcases the vaulted ceiling of the Church, as well as some of its lancet and rose windows.

About St. Patrick's Catholic Church, York:

The Church's foundation stone was laid on St. Patrick's Day in 1875, with the building being completed in 1886. Its design is typical of the Gothic revival style with its spire and lancet windows. This style of architecture was particularly popular in England, Australia, and other British colonies throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

It was designed and built under the supervision of ex-convict Joseph Nunan, who was commissioned by the resident priest of the time, Father Patrick Gibney, to build a larger church to accommodate an increasing congregation.


Carter, Bree


27 November 2011


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“Interior View of St. Patrick's Church, York, Western Australia,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed May 18, 2021,