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North Adelaide Baptist Church
Title : North Adelaide Baptist Church North Adelaide Baptist Church
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Creator : Gall, Ernest
Source : Gall, Ernest, PRG 631/96/3
Date of creation : 1904
Format : Photograph
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Description :
Members of the Baptist Church first began meeting at Lefevre Terrace, North Adelaide, in 1850. The present church was built to the designs of James Cumming in 1870. The church is in the 'Venetian' style, and seating for 600 is arranged in a circular form around the front platform, rising in tiers to the back. A prominent member was Charles Willcox, owner of most of the tramway companies in the city at the end of the 19th century and reputedly the largest employer of men in Adelaide. The church, together with the hall and former manse, remain prominent Tynte Street landmarks.
Related names :

Cumming, James

Willcox, Charles, 1843-1921

North Adelaide Baptist Church (S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 1904
Place : North Adelaide (S. Aust.); Tynte Street (North Adelaide, S. Aust.)
Further reading :
Creed and architecture, [Adelaide: S.A.I.T. School of Architecture and Building, 1970]
Marsden, Susan, Paul Stark and Patricia Sumerling, eds. Heritage of the city of Adelaide: an illustrated guide, Adelaide: Corporation of the City of Adelaide, 1990
Whitehead, John. Adelaide, city of churches, Magill, [S.Aust.]: M.C. Publications, 1986
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