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Architecture of New South Wales

07 September 2009

1880 – Yass Courthouse, New South Wales, Australia

Architect: James Barnet

08 January 2014

1881 – Unbuilt W.H Lynn Proposal for Sydney Parliament

Plans for a new Australian Parliament House for Sydney were first announced in the early 1860s, and again in the late 1890s, although neither came to fruition. In 1861, the Irish architect William...

20 November 2013

1882 – Former Police Station, The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

Architect: James Barnet Beautiful sandstone facade on this well maintained heritage building, and considered to be one of State Architect James Barnet’s best small-scale works. It was one of the two major stations...

22 January 2014

1882 – St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, Australia

Architect: William Wardell St. Mary’s Cathedral is the largest ecclesiastical building in Australia. Work began in 1868 while the architect William Wardell was still based in Melbourne. Work continued throughout Wardell’s lifetime, he...

20 November 2013

1884 – Australasian Steam Navigation Co., Sydney, Australia

Architect: William Wardell Combined warehouses and offices for the Australasian Steam Navigation Company on the waterfront of The Rocks area of Sydney. With the prominent tower as landmark and the Dutch-inspired gables, these...

02 September 2009

1884 – Country House, near Sydney, Australia

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Birds-eye front perspective, view from the garden & plan as published in The Building News, May 2nd1884.

15 November 2013

1884 – Frazer Memorial Fountain, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Thomas Sapsford Donated to the City of Sydney by the Hon. John Frazer, MLC (1827-84), a merchant, company director and philanthropist. In 1881 Frazer agreed to finance the design and erection of...

07 September 2009

1884 – St. Saviour’s Cathedral, Goulburn, New South Wales

Architect: Edmund Thomas Blacket About the size of a large English parish church in “Decorated Gothic”, St. Saviour’s is cruciform, having a nave, transepts with chapels, a choir and a sanctuary. It was...

20 November 2013

1886 – English, Scottish & Australian Bank, The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

Architect: William Wardell Constructed from sandstone and designed in the Gothic Revival style by prominent architect William Wardell, this a rare Sydney example of the secular use of this type of architecture which...