Christ Church - Anglican
People:Sophia (Sophie) Wharton Myddleton GRAY: Architect
Working drawings made by civil engineer, G. Evans. Foundation stone laid by Richard Southey in 1852. "It had been done with tremendous ceremony, despite continuous rain. Southey had spoken in great praise of Robert [Gray], Dr Robertson (much involved in the proceedings) and the Rev. Baker also but Joseph Barry, to whom much was owing, was silenced by a downpour" (Gutsche, 1970: 129) Masons in the service of John Montagu (the road-maker) John, Henry and G. Higgs were used for construction (also Radford 1979:207).
In 1911 a new Christ Church was built.
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