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Pioneer Memorial Church

Item details

Name of item: Pioneer Memorial Church
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Religion
Category: Church
Primary address: Rooty Hill Road South, Rooty Hill, NSW 2766
Parish: Rooty Hill
Local govt. area: Blacktown
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Rooty Hill Road SouthRooty HillBlacktownRooty Hill Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The church is built on land donated by Charles McKay. Originally a Baptist Church, it was acquired for the local Presbyterian community by James Angus, McKay's successor as owner of the Minchinbury estate. The church is an important and long standing religious centre in Rooty Hill.
Date significance updated: 24 Oct 98
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Physical description: A small brick chapel in neo-gothic style with side buttresses and small entrance porch in white stucco. The gable ended roof in galvanised iron has decorative Italianate timber barge boards.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages Settlement in the 19th Century-


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Regional Environmental PlanSEPP WSP    
Local Environmental PlanAmend No 143 12 Apr 02 722262

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Blacktown Heritage Study1988 Jonathan Falk Planning Consultants in association with Rodney Jensen and Assoc.s  No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1140120

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