St Mary's Cathedral

St Mary's Cathedral is the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Sydney and the mother diocese of Australia, and remains the largest ecclesiastical building in the English Gothic style in the world.

Milestone
Constructed
1821 - 1835
Modified
1851
Destroyed
29 Jun 1865
Constructed
1866
Constructed
1866 - 1928
Destroyed
1869
Modified
1998 - 2000
Position
1866 - 1899
1900 - 1928
Type

St Mary's Cathedral

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2008

The first St Mary's was built slowly between 1821 and 1835, and subsequently added to, but burned down in 1865. The new cathedral, also built slowly in sections, was not finished until 1928, and the towers were only added in 2000.