Hace 4 días · Having passed his finals and been awarded a BA, Morris began an apprenticeship with the Oxford-based Neo-Gothic architect George Edmund Street in January 1856. His apprenticeship focused on architectural drawing, and there he was placed under the supervision of the young architect Philip Webb , who became a close friend. 
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28 de may. de 2023 · Rome, Italy. The beautiful Church of S. Paolo Entro le Mura (St. Paul's Within the Walls) was built in 1873, making it the first non‐Catholic church built inside the walls of Rome. It was designed by the English architect, George Edmund Street, in the style of the Gothic Revival.
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St. Luke's Church
The Lambeth Manor Inclosure Commissioners evidently foresaw the impending development of Norwood, for in their Award of 1810they set aside 1½ acres of the Common for theerection of a church. (fn. 65) After the establishmentof the Church Building Commissioners in 1818,the Lambeth Church Building Committee decided to make use of this site. (fn. 66) Legal difficultiesarose, however, for the Inclosure Act had provided that on the land to be inclosed no buildingshould be erected within 100 feet of...
Christ Church, Gipsy Hill
In the 1860s Gipsy Hill was the scene ofconsiderable building development and an ironchurch erected there in 1862 was soon filled tocapacity every Sunday. Two years later the personapplied to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, whoowned much of the land in the district, for a free-hold site for a permanent church, £1,600 havingalready been promised by his congregation as atcontribution to the cost of building. (fn. 75) The siteof the present church, which was designed byJohn Giles, (fn. 76) was...
St. Peter's Church, Leigham CourtRoad
In or shortly before 1866 a temporary churchaccommodating 300 people was erected on thewest side of Leigham Court Road opposite thepresent church. In 1870 land for a permanentchurch was freely given to the EcclesiasticalCommissioners by George Henry Drew andRichard Drew. (fn. 78) The new church was designedby Richard Drew, but only the eastern portion,comprising the chancel, vestries and three baysof the nave, was built. (fn. 79) In this unfinished statethe church was consecrated on July 2, 1...
St. Matthew's Roman CatholicChurch, Norwood High Street
St. Matthew's was opened on April 2, 1905;the architect was probably F. W. Tasker. Thechurch has a nave and sanctuary flanked by lean-toaisles; it was lengthened at the east end in 1937.After damage by enemy action in 1940 the westend was rebuilt in 1949–50 with a two-storeybrick front containing a central entrance withside lobbies; the architect was Donald PlaskettMarshall. Set in a round arch over the entranceis a stone statue of St. Matthew carved by JosephCribb, an associate of Eric Gill....
Chapel Road Congregational Church
This building was erected between 1819 and1821 on land bought by William Salter fromBenjamin Shaw, to whom it had been allottedby the Lambeth Manor Inclosure Commissioners. (fn. 89)The church (Plate 26a) has a plainstock brick body made more imposing by a tallerpedimented front which is stuccoed and containsa recessed Ionic porch at the centre. The flankingstuccoed wings have round-arched windows andwere built as Sunday schools.
Primitive Methodist Chapel, Windsor Grove
This chapel was erected by the WesleyanMethodists in 1838; the congregation soon outgrew the building and built a larger chapel atKnight's Hill (see below). The chapel in WindsorGrove was subsequently occupied by the Primitive Methodists (fn. 90)but is now used for commercialpurposes. It is a small stock brick building withthree narrow round-headed windows on the roadfront.
Congregational Church, Park Hall Road
The foundation stone of a small Congregationalchapel in Rosendale Road was laid on October 7,1851, by the Rev. J. Burnet. The building soonproved too small and a larger chapel was erectedat the corner of Chancellor Grove and Park HallRoad, and opened in 1855. (fn. 91)The foundationstone of the chapel in Rosendale Road wasincorporated in the fabric of the new chapel, andtwo inscribed stones record that “THE STONEBENEATH THIS IS THE FOUNDATIONSTONE OF THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL IN DULWICH”...
Hace 4 días · Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1840s in England. The movement gained momentum and expanded in the first half of the 19th century, as increasingly serious and learned admirers of the neo-Gothic styles sought to revive medieval Gothic architecture, intending to complement or even supersede the neoclassical ...
25 de may. de 2023 · In 1858, the vestry asked the architect George Edmund Street to examine the fabric of the church. He found that the church was in need of substantial repairs and recommended that the most economical course of action would be to demolish the whole church except for the tower, and rebuild it to a Gothic design of his own.
25 de may. de 2023 · Survey of London: Volume 37, Northern Kensington, ed. F H W Sheppard (London, 1973), British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-london/vol37 [accessed 24 February 2023]. Plate 2: Part of Edmund Daw's map of Kensington in 1848. Plate 3: Part of Edmund Daw's map of Kensington in 1863.
28 de may. de 2023 · Rom, Italien. Die wunderschöne Kirche von S. Paolo entro la Mura wurde 1873 erbaut und ist somit die erste nicht‐katholische Kirche, die innerhalb der Mauern Roms errichtet wurde. Sie wurde vom englischen Architekten George Edmund Street im Stil der Neugotik entworfen.