Every time I have driven past the Mission to Seafarers I've longed to explore the eccentric little building surrounded by concrete and modern development. From my National Trust membership I knew it was an amalgamation of Spanish Mission and the Arts and Craft styles. I am particularly interested in the Arts and Crafts movement and longed to see inside this fascinating building.
And on Sunday I got my chance. As part of Melbourne Open House 2011 I toured the building and was captivated.
How fabulous is this plaster molding and I adored the chapel's pulpit which was the shape of a ship's stern
There is some more information HERE and HERE This is indeed one of Melbourne's Treasures.
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