Photographer: Nina Hamilton

This convict-built, heritage-listed church dates back to 1841. Designed in the Gothic Revival style by convict architect James Blackburn, Holy Trinity is regarded as one of Hobart’s most prominent Colonial buildings and is now owned by the Greek Orthodox Church. It features an impressive bell tower, the oldest bells made for an Australian church and three stunning Greek Orthodox chandeliers from Athens.

Address: 50 Warwick Street, Hobart

Highlights: Bell tower, regarded by many as the Gothic masterpiece of James Blackburn, housing the oldest bells made for an Australian Church.

Building specs: Year Built: Foundation stone laid in 1841 by Sir John Franklin, Church built in 1846 with bell tower added six months after the main building.


James Blackburn


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