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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...

09 October 2009

1876 – Baptist Chapel & Schools, Highgate Road, London

Architect: Satchell & Edwards Closed for many years and recently converted into apartments, after the church elders decided to downsize the church into the Sunday School building of the complex.

09 October 2009

1884 – St. Peters Church, Bournemouth, Dorset

Architects: Lawson & Donkin

07 October 2009

15th C – Iglesia de San Vicente, Toledo, Spain

Architect: There only remains the apse from the Mudejar church, known in Toledo as the Cubillo (Tower) of San Vicente. The body of the church was rebuilt in the 14th and 15th Centuries,...

06 October 2009

1940s – Basilica de Macarana, Seville, Spain

This 1940s church, which is home to the most adored religious image in all of AndalucĂ­a, the 17th-century Virgen de la Esperanza (Hope) sculpture. Commonly known simply as La Macarena, she is the...

06 October 2009

15th C – Iglesia de Sta Ana, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: The Church of St Anne, built in the 15th Century on top of a mosque; it is a simple building with a fine ornate doorway and belltower.

05 October 2009

1879 – Church of St. John the Evangelist, Wentbridge, Yorkshire

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield “We have already published Mr. Arthur W. Blomfield’s big drawing of Denton Hall from this year’s Royal Academy Exhibition, and to-day we are enabled to give the only other...