St Paul's Cathedral, Rockhampton
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Designed by government architects A. W. Voysey and F. Scarr, the building consists of a square two storey nave and small end presbytery, with single storey side aisles and a detached wooden bell tower. St Paul’s is the oldest stone building in the Rockhampton town centre, replacing a previous wooden building which was destroyed by a cyclone.
Construction of the cathedral building began in 1875 and was completed in 1883. It was dedicated by Bishop Matthew Hale of Brisbane on 18 October 1883. The church was consecrated on 20 June 1911 by Bishop George Halford and was to become the first public building in Rockhampton to be lit by electricity.
The bell tower, designed by local architect Eddie Hegvold, was constructed in 1947 to commemorate the end of World War II and it houses a peal of eight bells cast by Gillet & Johnson of Croydon in England. An internal chapel also commemorates the war.
Deans of Rockhampton
- 2010–present: Lindsay Howie
- 1990-?2010: Christopher Gordon Whittall
- John Bayton
- Diocese of Rockhampton. "St Paul's Cathedral". Retrieved 6 October 2012.
- Organ Historical Trust of Australia. "St Paul's Anglican Cathedral". Retrieved 6 October 2012.