Christ Church

George Gilbert Scott

Consecrated 1852


Source: Illustrated London News

“This handsome edifice was consecrated on Wednesday with the accustomed ceremony. Much interest «was created on the laying of the foundation-stone, from the circumstances of Christian liberality under which the good work was commenced. The necessity for additional accommodation had long been inconveniently felt, especially by the poor, and a subscription was commenced for building new church. Almost £1000 had been raised, when a lady endued with pious zeal, came forward and magnificently undertook to erect the church at her own expense.” [continued below]

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