Historical information

Carmel Welsh Church is located at 365 Albert Street, Sebastopol and is the only identified Welsh Presbyterian church surviving in Victoria,. It was built in 1865-6 to the design of Henry Richards Caselli, and of distinctive architectural character combining round arched windows of almost a Renaissance character, mediaevalising buttresses, and extremely chunky gable eaves of a domestic character, including square finials and raking brackets.

It was established in 1861, the members and adherents were predominantly Welsh, the Welsh language was spoken freely and there were regular services in Welsh.

Physical description

Digital photograph of ta stained glass window in the Carmel Welsh church, Sebastopol.

Inscriptions & markings

In memory of the Welsh miners who from the darkness of the mines brought the light of Christ to Carmel.