A side trip to St Simon and St Jude Anglican Church, Rongotea

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2021-11-12T08:00:00.0000000Z

NZ Lifestyle Magazine Group

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St Simon and St Jude Anglican Church is a delightful building admired for its exterior as well as the interior. Built in 1895 to a design by Frederick de Jersey Clere, the church bears the Gothic Revival style he used for the several other country buildings of its type. Note its steep pitched gables and a steeple, creating the “vertical emphasis” of this style of architecture, as well as its straight-point lancet windows. The interior is also beautiful, but the church isn't open often. Try Sunday and Tuesday mornings for a quiet peruse. 9-11 Ouse Street, Rongotea. 027 444 9833, on Facebook.

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