St George’s Anglican Church, Battery Point

30 Cromwell Street, Battery Point, TAS

Architect: John Lee Archer & James Blackburn

St George’s Battery Point is one of the earliest Anglican churches in Tasmania. The original neo-classical building in Greek-Revivalist style was completed in 1838 to a design by John Lee Archer. The convict architect James Blackburn designed its two distinctive additions: the 1847 tower and the 1888 portico.

Guided Tour Times: Saturday – 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm. Sunday – 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm

Duration: 30 min


Battery Point


Building Type

Place of Worship

Architectural Period

Pre-separation Colonial (1836-1850)



History of Hobart



See. Snap. Share. Win.

Share your pics of your favourite places and the stories that go with them on Instagram or Facebook, using the hashtags #oh_hobart and #oh_launceston to enter this year’s photo competition. Stay tuned for a host of prizes.