Learmonth Uniting Church
Learmonth Uniting Church 07-12-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Learmonth Uniting Church 07-12-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Learmonth Uniting Church

Learmonth, VIC 3352

Church Information

Church Name: Learmonth Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: Learmonth Presbyterian Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 113 High St, Learmonth VIC 3352, Australia
Suburb: Learmonth
State: VIC
Postcode: 3352
Foundation Stone Laid: 24-11-1875
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone was laid by Sir Samuel Wilson on 24/11/1875. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited

Historic plaque records: Presbyterian Church - 1876 - This bluestone church replaces an earlier timber kirk built in 1858. The architect of the new church was H R Caselli. Sir Samuel Wilson from Ercildoune received a trowel for laying the foundation stone of the present church on 24 November 1875. By the time of the opening on 19 March 1876 the church was almost free of the 1,250 [pounds] debt.

Date Opened: 19-03-1876
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The Learmonth Uniting Church is part of the Presbytery of Western Victoria, and the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania. The first church building was a wooden structure, opened in February 1858. It was replaced by the present building, opened on 19/3/1876. The stone fence and gate were erected in the 1950s as gifts. The former Presbyterian Church became part of the Uniting Church in 1977. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 26/12/2021.
Last Updated: Monday 27th December, 2021