Bank SA Building, 33 Murray Street

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Address: 33 Murray Street
Town or Locality: Gawler
Built by: Ligertwood & Parks
Used for: Financial Institution
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33 Murray St is the Savings Bank of South Australia building. The bank opened a agency in 1866 and operated from the post office from 1867. This unusual building was designed by Adelaide architects Woods & Bagot and built by Ligertwood & Parks with the painting and decorating by W.H.Cox of Gawler. Sandstone for the building was quarried at Smithfield. The building has elements of French Renaissance, Edwardian and classical styles with features including Marseilles roof tiles and Wunderlich pressed metal ceilings.The building was part of the Town of Gawler Heritage Project 2003.

In 2016, BankSA relocated to Murray Street east side opposite Jacob Lane and in 12/2016 it was observed that the 33 Murray Street building has been sold.

For more photos of the Bank SA building over the years, click here.

Sources

  • Rob Richter
Saving Bank of South Australia Opening, 1911
Saving Bank of South Australia Opening, 1911
Saving Bank of South Australia - c1920
Saving Bank of South Australia - c1920
Bank SA Buliding, 2010
Bank SA Buliding, 2010


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