St Andrew's Church (Anglican)

Rata Road, Inglewood

  • St Andrew's Church (Anglican), Inglewood.
    Copyright: Symon Morgan. Taken By: Symon Morgan. Date: 19/08/2008.
  • St Andrew's Church (Anglican).
    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: Blyss Wagstaff. Date: 29/09/2010.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 875 Date Entered 1st September 1983

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City/District Council

New Plymouth District

Region

Taranaki Region

Legal description

Secs 149 & 150 Town of Inglewood

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Messenger, Francis (Frank) John

Francis John Messenger was a New Plymouth architect. He practised from the 1890s until his death in 1945 and was responsible for a number of prominent buildings in Taranaki which cover a variety of building types. His work includes the verandah (1909) of New Plymouth's White Hart Hotel (1886, Cat I), extensions to St Mary's Church (Cat I), Shoe Store Building, 58 Rata Street (1910, Cat II), Inglewood Town Hall by Percival & Messenger (1913, Cat II), St Andrew's Anglican Church, Rata Street by Messenger, Griffiths & Taylor (1922-23, Cat II), the Cenotaph opposite St Aubyn Chambers (1924, Cat II) and the Taranaki Savings Bank Building, 89 Devon Street by Messenger, Griffiths and Taylor (1929-30, Cat II).

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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1923 -

Other Information

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.