Survey Data

Reg No

20515075


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Artistic Social


Original Use

Church/chapel


In Use As

Church/chapel


Date

1770 - 1790


Coordinates

167432, 71767


Date Recorded

09/06/1994


Date Updated

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Description

First Presbyterian Church, c. 1780, still in use as place of worship. Steeply pitched roof. Sand/cement rendered, ruled and lined at ground floor, roughcast above, rubble south gable, limestone string course at first floor level, concave limestone detail to eaves. Oval windows with limestone surrounds square headed door opening, moulded limestone architrave to door opening with cornice and pulvinated frieze.

Appraisal

Characteristic eighteenth century church. Significant for remaining in its original use, and also for its contribution to the streetscape and contribution to this part of the city. The design is attributed to G. R. Pain.