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Holy Spirit Catholic Church, City Beach


Heritage Council

Place Number

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2 Keaney Pl City Beach

Location Details

Lot bounded by Brompton Rd, Bent St & Keaney Pl

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1973 to 1974

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 27 Nov 2018 Town of Cambridge
State Register Registered 26 Aug 2011 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 27 Nov 2018 Category 1

Category 1

Exceptional Significance Essential to the heritage of the locality. Rare or outstanding example. Recommended for inclusion on the State Register of Heritage Places. The place should be retained and conserved unless there is no feasible and prudent alternative to doing otherwise. Any alterations or extensions should reinforce the significance of the place, and be in accordance with a Conservation Plan (if one exists for the place).

Town of Cambridge
Aboriginal Heritage Sites Register Adopted

Catholic Church Inventory Completed 01 Jul 1998

Parent Place or Precinct

09106 Holy Spirit Parish Complex

Physical Description

The place is a landmark located on top of a hill/sand dune, and is a fine example of Late Twentieth Century Organic style architecture, featuring sweeping curved brick walls and an overall irregular curved floor plan. The main volume of the church has been enclosed by a curved vertical wall of increasing height. This wall is constructed of salmon bricks. The curved roof is concealed by an apex parapet wall on the western side. There is a curved panelled eaves soffit to the north with a clear aluminium framed clerestory ribbon window.
The place has high quality interior spaces, and finely designed sanctuary fittings and furnishings, including timber pews, off-form altar, seats, side altars, and baptismal font, and also includes a number of finely designed artworks.




Name Type Year From Year To
Forbes and Fitzhardinge (M Fitzhardinge) Architect 1972 -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
9282 Holy Spirit Catholic Church Keaney Place, City Beach. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2009

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use RELIGIOUS Church, Cathedral or Chapel
Original Use RELIGIOUS Church, Cathedral or Chapel
Original Use RELIGIOUS Housing or Quarters

Architectural Styles

Late 20th-Century Organic

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Roof TILE Ceramic Tile

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Immigration, emigration & refugees

Creation Date

18 Dec 1998

Publish place record online (inHerit):


Last Update

18 Oct 2017


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