Balhannah - Adelaide Hills, South Australia.
Balhannah is a small and pleasant village in the Onkaparinga Valley. It was founded by a Scots immigrant named James Turnbull Thomas but there has long been a controversy about the name he gave the village, since it may have been known at one time as Belhannah. His mother's name was Belle and his sister was Hannah, and Bal is Gaelic for village ! Either way, it's a pretty spot with a fine church.
There is something very pleasing to the eye about St Thomas Anglican. It has a compact yet interesting architecture, and the building is set in a well-maintained and colourful garden.
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