Old St. Paul's Church, Wellington

Old St. Paul's Church, Wellington (must see)

Old St. Paul's is a former cathedral in the Diocese of Wellington of the Anglican Church. It is an example of 19th-century Gothic Revival architecture adapted to colonial conditions and materials.

Old St. Paul's was designed by Reverend Frederick Thatcher, then vicar of St. Paul's, Thorndon.

The foundation stone was laid by Sir George Grey in August 1865. The church was consecrated by Bishop Abraham on Trinity Sunday, the 27th of May, 1866.

Old St. Paul's is now managed by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust. While no longer a parish church, it remains consecrated, and is a popular venue for weddings, funerals and other services.

Opening Hours: Monday - Sunday: 9:30 am – 5 pm

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Sight Name: Old St. Paul's Church
Sight Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Orientation Walk   Churches Walking Tour of Wellington  

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