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Bethany Gospel Hall

Summary

The Bethany Gospel Hall was constructed circa 1905 on land donated by the owner James Haynes. Haynes had acquired the vacant site in 1889. Originally named ‘Bethany Hall’, it has been in continuous use as a community-meeting place for more than 100 years.

Significance

  • a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history

    as a local Gospel Hall constructed around 1905.

  • d) It is important in demonstrating the principal characteristics of a particular class or classes of cultural places

    as a modest early twentieth century timber place of worship.

  • e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance

    as an intact 1905 timber church building.

  • g) It has a strong or special association with the life or work of a particular community or cultural group for social, cultural or spiritual reasons

    as a Gospel Hall associated with the local community since its construction in 1905.

Place details
'Bethany Hall’
At 38 Annerley Road , WOOLLOONGABBA, 4102
Categories: People - Community
Event(s): Constructed circa 1905
Period(s): Federation (1893-1914)
Style(s): Federation - Carpenter Gothic
Fabric component(s): Walls - Timber
Roof - Corrugated iron
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Bethany Gospel Hall


(Last updated - 14 Mar 2016)



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NOTE: The purpose of this report is to provide a general reference source of information about the main historical and descriptive features that contribute to the cultural significance of the heritage place. It is based on available evidence and may be re-assessed if further information becomes available. It is NOT an official report and does not in any way replace the official Heritage Register entry, which can be viewed in the City Plan. A qualified practitioner should undertake a thorough conservation study of the heritage place before any action is taken which may affect its significance as a heritage listed place. For further information please phone Council on 3403 8888.

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