Saturday, August 23, 2014
Weekend Reflections - St Leonard's Anglican Church - built 1914
Something I like to do is go on road trips and take photos in different towns of things that catch my eye, historical buildings fascinate me and this one certainly did that.
The St Leonard's Anglican Church in Warkworth has alot of history, and I mean alot - so much information about it. According to the Warkworth Anglican Parish the land it sits on was donated, money raised and a tender was let for church to be built. Once finished it was dedicated on the 31st May 1914 in the name of St Leonard, patron saint of prisoners, friend of the weak and the fallen. The building was extended in in 1993 and a Rose window added in 2001 which portrays elements of the Christian faith and of the local history and character of Matakana.
I think it's quite a pretty church especially with the pink Camellias flowering in the front.
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