Sunday, 15 January 2017

Bellkirk, Hobart

An impressive Colonial townhouse, this stone building of two storeys, Bellkirk,  was built as the manse for the nearby Presbyterian church of Saint John. The original front garden has now been given over to a bitumen carpark.

The property name could be pun on name of the minister as ‘Kirk” is a Scottish word meaning ‘church’ and the first minister was the Rev J.Bell. The building remains in church hands and is utilized as the church offices.

Main Text & Information Source –
Australian Heritage Database

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