Wellington Street Northam

St John's Anglican Church


Wellington Street Northam, ST John's Anglican Church, Northam, Western Australia

St John's Anglican Church was built and consecrated in 1890. The foundation stone was laid by Bishop Dr Parry in 1889. The church was built from locally quarried stone in a Gothic Revival Style. The interior of the church features roof truss system, jarrah ceiling and stain glass windows. The east windows have insets of St George's Cathedral & Old St James which was Northam's first church which is no longer standing. During the Meckering Earthquake in 1968, the church suffered quite substantial damage.

St John's Hall

Wellington Street Northam, St John's Hall, Northam, Western Australia

The Parish Hall was built in 1897, next to St John's Anglican Church in the same style as the church. It was also built from locally quarried stone and features a timber ceiling and roof truss system. The Parish Hall, like the church, was damaged during the 1968, Meckering earthquake.

Old Girl's School


Wellington Street Northam, Old Girl's School Northam, Western Australia

This building was the first school house in Northam and was built in 1877, by George Throssell. The brick school house features decorative Flemish bond with stucco quoins design.

Old Post Office

Wellington Street, Old Post office, Northam, Western Australia

The Old Post Office built in 1873, was the first permanent post office in Northam. The building, which is believed to be a George Temple Poole design, features an ornate pediment over the entry, a hexagonal verandah and a crow stepped gable.

Salvation Army Citadel


Wellington Street, Salvation Army Citadel, Northam, Western Australia

The Salvation Army Citadel is located at 47 Wellington St and was built in 1900.


Wellington Street, Northam Courthouse, Northam, Western Australia

The Northam Courthouse was built in 1896, in Federation Free Classical Style. The design was produced by the Department of Works (later the Public Works Department) under George Temple Poole, the Colonial Architect.

Old Police Station


Wellington Street, Old Police Station, Northam, Western Australia

The Police Station was built in c.1910 and was designed by Hillson Beasley.

Links To More Western Australian Architecture

Architecture of Bridgetown
Architecture of New Norcia
Fitzgerald Street, Northam

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