Friday, 6 April 2012

Darlinghurst, St Johns Anglican Church

St Johns Anglican Church is located along Darlinghurst Road, in the inner city suburb of Darlinghurst. This sandstone church was designed by J.F. Hilly in the Gothic Revival style and built in 1858. The noted architect, Edmund Blacket, designed later additions such as the north and south transepts, spire and chancel. The square tower and pinnacled spire of this heritage listed building still dominates the sky in the suburb.

20 comments:

  1. I used to walk by it everyday. Thanks for the memories Jim.

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  2. It is a difficult church to photograph because it is being encroached by car washes and their ilk.

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  3. I do love a good church for photos. Happy Easter, stay safe and enjoy.

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  4. Thanks, Jo. I thought it would be a good choice for Good Friday. Happy Easter.

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  5. Great post. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  6. This is a beautiful church. I love the spire up against the deep blue sky. Happy Easter!

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  7. Great photo and beautiful blue sky. The spire is impressive.

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  8. Beautiful church and beautiful skies for a background! Terrific capture as always, Jim! Happy Easter and have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  9. Sandstone looks beautiful in Sydney's public buildings, nowhere more than the Darlinghurst Church. I don't remember sandstone being used in Melbourne buildings.

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  10. I love these sandstone churches built back in the mid 1800's .. Very sturdy.... Have a lovely Easter Jim.

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  11. Gorgeous sky and church! Have a great weekend and Happy Easter!

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  12. «Louis» is always fascinated with church architecture, so he enjoyed this post, Jim.

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  13. Such a beautiful church, Jim!
    Great capture...
    Easter greetings from Holland,
    Anna :-))

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  14. Churches have so much character. This one's beautiful.

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