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Brougham Place Church
Title : Brougham Place Church Brougham Place Church
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Date of creation : ca. 1895
Format : Photograph
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Description :
The tower of Brougham Place Uniting Church has been a prominent feature of the Adelaide skyline for over one hundred years. At a public meeting in 1859 the plan to build a 'Grecian or Greco-Italian style' church at North Adelaide was first mooted. Well-known architectural partners, Edward Hamilton and Edmund Wright, won the subsequent competition for a church design. In 1871 Hamilton designed the addition of a tower. The building, capable of seating 600 people with an additional 200 in the galleries, was erected under the guidance of Thomas Frost, a church member and later a well-known architect. For many years this was the colony's largest church, and membership expanded as a recult of the progressive preaching of the Rev. James Jefferis.
Related names :

Frost, Thomas, 1825-1910

Hamilton, Edward Angus

Jefferis, James, 1833-1917

Wright, Edmund W. (Edmund William) 1824-1888

Brougham Place Congregational Church (North Adelaide, S. Aust.)

North Adelaide Congregational Church (S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 1895
Place : Brougham Place (S. Aust.); North Adelaide (S. Aust.)
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :
Bellman: bi-monthly magazine of the N.A. Parish , [North Adelaide, S. Aust.: The Parish], 1990-
Marsden, Susan, Paul Stark and Patricia Sumerling eds. Heritage of the city of Adelaide: an illustrated guide, Adelaide: Corporation of the City of Adelaide, 1992
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