Tuesday, December 24, 2013

West Quantoxhead - St Etheldreda's Church in the snow - 23rd January 2013

Via Flickr:
The current church was built to replace the medieval church, which was on the point of collapse, between 1854 and 1856. The church was built at the expense of Sir Peregrine Acland and Sir Alexander Fuller Acland-Hood at a cost of £16,000. The church was designed by John Norton in the early Decorated style.

Monday, February 18, 2013

St Dunstan's Cathedral Basilica, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

IMG_3168 by demeeschter
IMG_3168, a photo by demeeschter on Flickr.

This catholic cathedral was built 1896-1907 in a French Gothic style by Quebec architect Francois-Xavier Berlinguet, but the cathedral suffered extensive fire damage in 1913. The interior was substantially redesigned and rebuilt in a more English-inspired idiom by architect J. M Hunter.