St Pius X Church

98 Channel Highway, Taroona, TAS

Saturday, Nov 14

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Architect: Esmond Dorney

Designed by renowned Tasmanian architect Edmond Dorney in the 1950s, the St Pius X Catholic Church is Australia’s first modernist church. Nestled amongst native bushland with sweeping views to the River Derwent, the unique curved design employs the natural setting and light of its situation to marry internal and external space.

Built: 1957

Guided Tours Times: 1 pm, 1.40 pm, 2.20 pm, 3 pm and 3.40 pm

Duration: 20 min

Location

Taroona

Building Types

Intact Interior

Place of Worship

Roof Design

Architectural Period

Mid-Twentieth Century (1940-1960)

Features

Architectural Design

Heritage

Accessibility

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