Architecture of New Norcia

Monastery

Architecture of New Norcia, Monastery, New Norcia

The New Norcia Monastery which is located on the site of the first mission (1847) was completed by Abbot Torres.

Museum & Art Gallery

Architecture of New Norcia, Museum and art gallery, New Norcia

The New Norcia Museum and Art Gallery was formerly the Aboriginal Girls Orphanage. The building was built in 1847 and founded by Salvado. The Art Gallery houses paintings by Spanish and Italian Masters.

Abbey Church

Architecture of New Norcia, Abbey Church, New Norcia

The Abbey Church was originally built as a Georgian church, but architect Abbot Torres created a Mediterranean feel with the additions of a Latin-type facade & bell tower.

St Gertrude's Girls Residence

Architecture of New Norcia, St Gertrudes Girls Residnece, New Norcia

Abbot Torres designed & supervised the construction of the girls college. St. Gertrude's Girls College was administered by the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart from 1908-1978.

St. Ildephonsus' Boys Residence

Architecture of New Norcia, ST Ildephonsus Boys Residence, New Norcia

Designed by Abbot Torres the St Ilephonsus Boys College was administered by the Marist Brothers from 1913-1963.

Old Flour Mill

Architecture of New Norcia, old flour mill, New Norcia

The Old Flour Mill was built in the 1850's and is the oldest surviving building in New Norcia.

New Flour Mill

Architecture of New Norcia, new flour mill, New Norcia

The New Flour Mill was built in 1879 and is believed to be the oldest working flour mill in Western Australia. The flour from the mill is used to create the New Norcia bread which is baked in the ovens at the monastery.

Old Police Station & Gaol

Architecture of New Norcia, old police station and gaol New Norcia

New Norcia Hotel

Architecture of New Norcia, New Norcia Hotel, New Norcia

The New Norcia Hotel was originally designed by a monk Fr. Urbano as a monastery guest house.

Links To More Western Australian Architecture

Architecture of Bridgetown
Architecture of Cue
Fitzgerald Street, Northam
Wellington Street, Northam

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