Place Details

Send Feedback

Church of All Saints, Tamrookum Church Rd, Tamrookum, QLD, Australia

Photographs View Photo Database Record
List Register of the National Estate (Non-statutory archive)
Class Historic
Legal Status Registered (21/03/1978)
Place ID 8552
Place File No 4/01/072/0001
Statement of Significance
Architecturally significant, All Saints' Church was designed by architects R S Dods with stained glass windows designed by noted Scottish architect, Robert Lorimer. The church is also of historical significance being a memorial to the Honorable R M Collins MC, politician, pastorilist and originator of national parks in Queensland.

(The Commission is in the process of developing and/or upgrading official statements for places listed prior to 1991. The above data was mainly provided by the nominator and has not yet been revised by the Commission.)
Official Values Not Available
Description
Fine timber church building, built of local hardwood and red cedar. Shingle roof now replaced by concrete tiles. Verandahs each side feature delicate curved bressumers. Stained glass windows designedby Robert Lorimer (noted Scottish architect and friend of Dods.) Graves of the Collins family in the churchyard.
History Not Available
Condition and Integrity
Shingles would have been better for the roof than tiles. Interior is original. Especially fine building.
Location
Tamrookum Church Road just off Mount Lindesay Highway, Tamrookum.
Bibliography
FREELAND, COX AND STACEY: "RUDE TIMBER BUILDINGS IN AUSTRALIA",
J.M.FREELAND :"ARCHITECTURE IN AUSTRALIA" P.237, 238.

Report Produced  Sat Apr 19 16:31:37 2014