Decorated Gothic Window: Brunswick Uniting Church, Victoria


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Decorated Gothic Window: Brunswick Uniting Church, Victoria


Arch, architecture, Brunswick, buttress, Charles Webb (1821-1898), church, church building, decorated gothic window, Evander McIver, gable, gothic architecture, gothic revival, lancet arch, lancet window, neo-gothic, Presbyterian church, quoin, spire, tower, tracery, VIC, Victoria, Victorian Gothic


A close-up view of the decorated gothic window and bold corner quoins on the west facade of the Brunswick Uniting Church, located on Sydney Road in Brunswick, Melbourne. The Brunswick Uniting Church is unusual because two churches stand on the same site. They are of distinctly different appearance but boast similar neo-gothic features, namely the spires and the contrast between a dark building material and the light dressings that frame the pointed lancet windows. The first church was constructed in 1865 to the design of well-known architect Charles Webb. It is a bluestone structure with a cream brick spire and cream window dressings. The second church, featured here, was added in 1885. Designed by architect Evander McIver, it is a brown brick structure with cream dressings and bold, decorative quoins on the corners and buttresses. Both structures were originally built as Presbyterian churches.


McEwan, Susan


May 2011


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