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13 October 2009

1870 – St. Barbara’s Church, Breda, Netherlands

Architect: P.J.H. Cuypers Five-aisled cruciform basilica with round windows in the central aisle. Square tower on the crossing. The towers and spire of the main faced were never completed. Became in 1876 the...

13 October 2009

1870 – Scandinavian Church, Rotherhithe, London

Architect: Giles & Biven From The Builder March 12, 1870: So numerous are the Norwegian and Swedish Seamen who come to the port of London that it is proposed to build a church...

13 October 2009

1879 – Church of St. Mary, Woolwich, London

Architect: James Brooks Perspective views as published in The Building News, December 19th 1879. “The church which we illustrate to-day is about to be erected on the site of the present inconvenient and...

12 October 2009

1879 – Church of St. Mary, Holmbury, Surrey

Architect: George Edmund Street When Street visited the picturesque village of Felday in Surrey in 1872, his wife Mariquita liked it so much that she described it as “Heaven’s Gate.” The couple decided...

12 October 2009

1879 – Church of St.John the Evangelist, Mold, Flintshire

Architect: John Douglas Perspective including ground plan published in The Building News, April 18th 1879.

12 October 2009

1879 – Unbuilt Design for St. Luke’s Church, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Burder & Baker Interior and exterior views including ground plans published in The Building News, July 18th 1879. “Tms design was submitted by Messrs. Burder and Baker, in an open competition, and...

10 October 2009

1881 – Congregational Church, School & Ministers House, Bromley, Kent

Architect: John Sulman

09 October 2009

13th C – Monastery of St. Francis, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

An austere facade relieved only by an ornate rose window and a fabulously baroque doorway masks a wonderful interior at the Monastery of St. Francis. The carved detail in the exterior of the...

09 October 2009

1718 – Iglesia de San Idelfonso, Toledo, Spain

Known as the Jesuits’ church because it was built by this religious order and as “San Juan Bautista” because it used to be the parish church of St. John the Baptist. It is...