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16 October 2009

1862- Church of St. James the Less, Westminster, London

Architect: George Edmund Street Part of an architectural ensemble of church, hall and school, this complex is now surrounded by a housing estate, rather than the urban environment it was built in. A...

16 October 2009

1862 – Mission Church, Westleigh Mill, Lancashire

Architect: Hayley & Son From The Building News, April 4, 1862: This church, just erected under the auspices of the Vicar of Leigh, near Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, is intended to be used as a...

16 October 2009

1862 – Notre Dame Chapel, Boulogne

Architect: Charles F. Hansom From The Building News, February 28, 1862: This chapel, of which we give a view in our present number, has recently I been erected on the outskirts of Boulogne,...

15 October 2009

1862 – Church, Ilminster, Somerset

Architect: J. Mountford Allen From The Building News, January 31, 1862: This little church near Ilminster Somerset was rebuilt a few years ago to the memory of Stephen Pitt Esq by his widow...

13 October 2009

1870 – Christ Church, Finchley, London

Architect: John Norton From The Builder: The plan ot this church includes a nave, north and south aisles, north and south transepts, chancel, organ-chamber, vestry, narthex, and tower. On 26 July 1867 the...

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...