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Circa 1904
A church spire with a long metal bar with with a large wooden bulb mounted near the middle. A smaller metal bulb is mounted near the spike. The lower portion of the spire is rounded and partially threaded while the top portion is squared and tapers to a point.
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Circa 1904
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This church spire is from the second Primitive Methodist Church, designed by Frank Messenger. The church, on Queen Street in New Plymouth, was built in 1904 and was sold after the unification of Methodist groups in 1913. It was demolished in 1918 after operating for several years as the People's Picture Palace movie theatre. It was replaced the new movie theatre building. This theatre, which was renamed The Regent in 1930 eventually became the home of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in 1970.
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