The history of this very beautiful old building, was so interesting and informative, a real insight to the folk that built it, the stain glass windows are spectacular
Beautiful architecturally, as well as the furnishings. Have never been in a church with rows facing each other, as in a boys choir. Would be great for building community. :-) The side pieces of the pews are a treat of creativity.
My second visit to Norfolk ad one should not miss seeing this church while touring around the island. Beautiful lead lights in the church and marble in places. On your trip make it a must
It seems out of place, in the middle of the island, quite a distance from town. Originally, the locals would have travelled by horse and buggy. It is very photographic, both inside and outside. The stained glass windows are beautiful and the pews are inlaid with pearl shell on the ends. Externally, there is much to appreciate: the beautifully symmetrical... 更多
So much history... beautiful stained glass windows (17 shades of green in the rose window), amazing carvings and pearl inlay on the ends of each pew; explore the cemetery up the back as well as the big morton bay fig.
A visit to St. Barnabas is a must for any visitor to Norfolk Island. A stunning building that is open to all, it is a feast for the eyes and somewhere that you can sit & contemplate should you wish. Souvenirs are for sale with an honesty box at the back, but have the correct money.
To get the story on the church go on the Island Intro Tour and learn all about the history and you must walk around outside it is a special building