St Mary's Catholic Church
St Mary's Catholic Church 07-04-2019 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Mary's Catholic Church 07-04-2019 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Mary's Catholic Church

The Rock, NSW 2655

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 96 Urana St, The Rock NSW 2655, Australia
Suburb: The Rock
State: NSW
Postcode: 2655
Foundation Stone Laid: 06-09-1931
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: This stone - was laid by - The Right Rev Joseph Wilfrid - Dwyer DD - Bishop of Wagga Wagga - 6th Septr. 1931.

An historical plaque records: A tmber church was built on land donated at this site in 1895 and its first priest was Fr Hanrahan. It moved 4" off its footings in a wind storm, but was stablised until replaced by a brick building. Tenders in 1930 called for brick and tile, de-specified to a tin roof to save cost. Built by H G Webb. Dedicated by Bishop Dwyer of Wagga Wagga. This building is listed in the Australian Institute of Architects Register. Restoration was aided by Lockhard Shire Council heritage grants.

Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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Last Updated: Thursday 29th August, 2019
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