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St. John the Evangelist Church

Location: Main Street, Wallerawang, NSW 2845

Constructed: 1880-1881

St John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang, constructed between 1880-1881 in the Victorian Gothic architectural style, is a rare example of a major church building erected by private philanthropy. Erected by Mrs Georgina Abbott as a memorial to her parents, this church was used by Presbyterian and Anglican denominations and was given to both on 18th November 1952. St John the Evangelist Church contains numerous significant moveable objects and artefacts (eg main alter, pews, readers lectern, baptismal font and other associated furnishings, tables and chairs) that were purpose-built for the Church.

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Name of item: St. John the Evangelist Church
Type of item: Built
Collection: Religion
Category: Church
Location: Main Street, Wallerawang, NSW 2845
Local Govt: Lithgow
Designer: Blacket and Sons
Builder: George Donald
Constructed: 1880-1881
Current use: Religious Worship (Presbyterian Church services 1st & 3rd Sundays month)
Former use: Aboriginal land, squatting run, farm village (part), estate chapel, Anglican & Presbyterian & Catholic religious worship