St Philip's Cathedral is the Church of England cathedral located at Colmore Row, Birmingham, England and is the seat of Bishop of Birmingham. The building was built as a parish church and was commissioned in 1715. The cathedral is a Grade I listed building and is the third smallest cathedral in all of England. The St Philip's Cathedral was designed by architect Thomas Archer, a Warwickshire man with an important position at the court of Queen Anne, in English Baroque style of architecture in the … [Read more...]
Religion based architecture has always attracted attention as such buildings are generally made with a beautiful mindset and intriguing concepts. Not only churches but the examples of religious architecture from all religions from all timelines have always been appreciated and recognised in their times. Their architects were not only chosen very wisely, being selected to execute such projects has always been a matter of pride in itself.
St Paul Deptford is London's finest Baroque parish Churches and was one of the finest works of architect Thomas Archer built in 1730 in Deptford. During this time, the new church commissioners decided to build fifty churches and St Paul Deptford was one of them. Thomas Archer built only two churches under this act, they were St Paul Deptford and St John's Smith, Westminster. Thomas Archer was one of their fellow commissioners assigned to design a church in Deptford. Archer also designed … [Read more...]
Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster or commonly known as Westminster Abbey is a Gothic church in the City of London. It is located just in the neighborhood of Westminster Palace. It's one of the most notable religious buildings in all of United Kingdom. The abbey has been the venue of all the coronations happened since 1066. Also, the church has served as the venue of 16 royal weddings since 1100. It has also been the burial place for seventeen of the monarchs. The building is … [Read more...]
St Alfege Church is located in the center of Greenwich Church St, London, United Kingdom. The church was named after the Archbishop of Canterbury "Alfege", and stands on the place where he was martyred in 1012. He was killed b y Danish raiders when the ransom asked for his freedom was not seen to be forthcoming. In 1290, the church was rebuilt that lasted for around 500 years until it collapsed during a storm in 1710. The church was commissioned to be built under the New Churches in … [Read more...]
St Anne's Limehouse was built in Grade 1 Heritage designation by architect Nicholas Hawksmoor and is an Anglican Church in Limehouse located at St Anne's Church, Three Colt Street, London E14 7HP, United Kingdom. Built in the year of 1730, it is one of the twelve churches in the 1711 Act of Parliament. The church is located just next to Limehouse Town Hall and is close to Library Hall, both are Grade II listed buildings. The Town Hall is now used as a community center and the church was … [Read more...]