Brougham Place Uniting Church
|Brougham Place Uniting Church|
Main Entrance of Church, 2004
|Former name(s)||North Adelaide Congregational Church|
|Founded||20 October 1860-|
|Founder(s)||Rev. James Jefferis|
|Architect(s)||Edmund Wright & E.A. Hamilton|
|Architectural type||Victorian Free Classical|
|Groundbreaking||15 May 1860|
|Completed||14 July 1872|
|Construction cost||approx. £11,000|
Edmund Wright is attributed as the architect of the church and the foundation stone was laid on 15 May 1860. A tower was added in 1871 and a lecture hall in 1878 designed by architect Thomas Frost. The pipe organ was built in 1881 at which time it was "the largest two manual organ in the colony", and restored in 1914.
Rev. Dr. James Jefferis BA., LLB. was the first pastor, serving from 1859, when services were held in a hall in Tynte Street, North Adelaide, to 1877, then from 1895 to 1901, when he retired.
- "Architects of South Australia - Architect Details - Wright, Edmund William". Architects of South Australia. Architecture Museum, University of South Australia. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
- Manning. "Place Names of South Australia - N - North Adelaide". The Manning Index of South Australian History. State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
- "Architects of South Australia - Architect Details - Frost, Thomas". Architects of South Australia. Architecture Museum, University of South Australia. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
- "Brougham Place Uniting Church". OHTA Conference Book 1986. Organ Historical Trust of Australia. Retrieved 2010-10-07.
- "CHURCHES CHURCH AFFAIRS.". The Register. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 8 September 1923. p. 8. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
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