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Pirie Street Methodist Church
Title : Pirie Street Methodist Church Pirie Street Methodist Church
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Date of creation : 1851
Format : Photograph
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Description :
The Pirie Street Methodist Church, located behind the Adelaide Town Hall, was the 'cathedral church' of Methodism in the city. Built in 1850, it could seat 800 downstairs, and an additional 400 in the galleries. In 1969 Pirie Street merged with nearby Stow Congregational Church, an early step in what was to become the Uniting Church. In 1972 the church was closed and demolished to make way for the Colonel Light Centre. This drawing is based on an artwork by S.T. Gill.
Related names :

Pirie Street Methodist Church (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Stow Memorial Church (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Union Church in the City (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 1851
Place : PIrie Street (Adelaide, S. Aust.)
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :
Everett, J.D. Pirie Street Church, 1849-1972, [Adelaide]: South Australian Methodist Historical Society, 1976
Whitehead, John. Adelaide: city of churches, Magill [S. Aust.]: M.C. Publications, 1986



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