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St Judes Anglican Church and Grounds

Item details

Name of item: St Judes Anglican Church and Grounds
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Religion
Category: Church
Primary address: 965 Old Northern Road, Dural, NSW 2158
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
965 Old Northern RoadDuralHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Rare example in the study area of a mid-Victorian period Gothic Style sandstone church. Prominent location. Complemented by well planted grounds. Social and historical significance as a centre of worship. An example of the work of Edmund Blacket.
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Designer/Maker: Edmund
Builder/Maker: Blacket
Physical description: Victorian period sandstone church. Timber shingle roof. Smaller gabled entry beside and vestry on opposite side. Main gable crowned by bell turret. Appears little altered. Overgrown with vines. Good stone fence and dense planting all around. Sandstone front fence


Historical notes: The church is sited on land given by a local settler James Roughley. Foundation stone laid by Rt Rev WG Broughton on 11 November 1846. Building completed in 1848.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
8. Culture-Developing cultural institutions and ways of life Creative endeavour-Activities associated with the production and performance of literary, artistic, architectural and other imaginative, interpretive or inventive works; and/or associated with the production and expression of cultural phenomena; and/or environments that have inspired such creative activities. (none)-

Recommended management:


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHornsby Local Environmental Plan 201335227 Sep 13   
Local Environmental PlanHornsby Local Environmental Plan 2013A3927 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study1993 Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780525

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