St. Paul's Presbyterian Church - Historic Places Days

St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church

Hamilton, Ontario
Type
Places of Faith
Address
70 James St S, Hamilton, ON L8P 2Y8
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Hours
10am-4pm
Phone
905-522-2792

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William Thomas, recognized as one of the founders of the Canadian architectural profession, was the architect of our English Gothic revival building, erected over four years between 1854 and 1857. The building’s grey stone mostly came from Hamilton quarries. The tower rises dramatically to a height of 100 feet to the top of the parapet line, where it almost imperceptibly reduces itself into an octagonal spire. The total height of tower and spire is 180 feet, and it is believed to be the highest of its kind, entirely stone, in Canada. St. Paul’s presents a stunning example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture on the outside, with a richly decorated, highly intricate Neo-Classical interior.

Amenities

  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site

Location

70 James St S, Hamilton, ON L8P 2Y8
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