Sunday, 25 October 2015

Kensington, Sacred Heart Monastery

The Sacred Heart Monastery is located along Roma Avenue in the eastern suburb of Kensington. This heritage listed building was designed by Sheerin & Hennessy and built in 1895 in the Victorian Gothic architectural style.

18 comments:

  1. It is impressive. I like the way the trees offset it.

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  2. Wow!!! What a stunning monastery! BUt, I don't think they is a monastery (active) that is not beautiful. Something to be said about the esthetics that go with a contemplative and reflective life.

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  3. The complex contained a church, monastery and convent. Pretty impressive.

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  4. The look of olde Europe seems to be all over Sydney - classic and intricate, the stonework and architecture are wonderful!

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  5. This monastery looks huge. The central area looks very cathedral-like. Beautiful architecture.

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  6. Handsome building and not one I would expect to see in Sidney. You are changing my idea of what this British colony really, REALLY looks like.;)

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  7. Wow what a beauty! Looks like it built solid. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Impressive Gothic








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    1. I know the building is still in use but I'm not sure what it's current use is, Marcia.

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  10. Wow thought from the Thumbnail it would be a university building.

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