Tuesday, December 18, 2007

St Mark, Dalston, London

Saint Marks
Originally uploaded by
Dan K
A remarkable church by Chester Cheston 1862-66, with a Butterfieldian SW tower to an alternative design by E L Blackburne begun in 1877. The very wide interior has iron columns and coloured brickwork.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

A church moved piece by piece

Formerly St Peter at Arches in the centre of Lincoln, rebuilt 1933-36 as St Giles on a new city estate some two miles away. For more details click on the picture to go to Lincolnian's page on flickr

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Moncton Catholic Cathedral in Canada

Originally uploaded by cheeks1_1
Dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption, this unusual looking cathedral was designed by architect Louis-Napoléon Audet, of Sherbrooke (Quebec). It was begun in 1939 and completed in 1955.

Monday, December 10, 2007

St John's, Charlton, Ludwell, Wiltshire, England

An unusual church to add to the collection. 1839 by William Walker, it is in the south-west of the county near Donhead St Mary.