Church of St. Stephen

S. S. Teulon

1869

Hampstead

According to C. L. Eastlake's A History of the Gothic Revival (1872), "Its picturesque site, on a slope rapidly inclining from west to east, the novelty of its proportions, and the beauty of the materials used in its construction, present in themselves no small attractions, even to the ordinary observer, but for architects and amateurs it has a deeper interest in the strongly-marked assimilation of an early French character which .its design reveals. The walls are mainly built of fine hard brick ranging in colour from pale gray to Indian red, the admixture of which tints gives them at a little distance a rich stippled texture which is very agreeable." [continued below]

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