St John's Anglican Church
St John's Anglican Church  07-04-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St John's Anglican Church - Budd Hall 12-01-2013 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St John's Anglican Church

Heathcote, VIC 3523

Church Information

Church Name: St John's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: Christ Church Church of England
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 165 High St, Heathcote VIC 3523, Australia
Suburb: Heathcote
State: VIC
Postcode: 3523
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

An engraved stone tablet high up in the church gable records: A D - 1868.

Date Opened: 00-00-1854
Date Closed: unknown


The St John's Anglican Church, Heathcote is in the Parish of Heathcote and the Diocese of Bendigo. St John's Anglican Church, is the only church building in Heathcote, still standing on the site granted by the Government in the land sale of 1853/54. The smaller Budd Hall was the original church building, first named Christ Church and built in 1854. Although it has undergone renovations, it remains one of the oldest buildings in the town, named after the Rev Theodore Budd, minister from 1856-67.

The present church building was opened on 3/10/1869 and consecrated on 14/8/1889.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs upladed 15/3/2017 & 29/4/2021.

Last Updated: Sunday 21st November, 2021