The architectural heritage of Christchurch is a series of booklets looking at specific buildings which have had their existence threatened or have been the subject of retention and conservation projects.

The booklets also look at the architectural and social history of our builldings.

All the booklets in the series are available to download(external link) from the library website.

Education level: Intermediate and secondary
Curricula: History and social studies


  • The Normal School (Cranmer Courts)
  • Shand's Emporium
  • McLean's Mansion
  • Cranmer Club
  • Government Buildings
  • Church of the Good Shepherd – Philipstown
  • The Nurses Memorial Chapel
  • The Legacy of Thomas Edmonds (this covers the Band Rotunda, The Repertory Theatre, Theosophical Society Building, Clock Tower and the Telephone Cabinet)
  • The Former Wood Brothers Flour Mill – Addington.