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St. Walburge's Church

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Identifikation

St. Walburge's Church
124777

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Struktur allgemein

Kirche
existent [fertiggestellt]

Nutzung

Kirche

Fakten

  • Although the main church was completed and opened in 1854, the tall spire wasn't completed until 1866 with other additions continuing into the 1870s.
  • The church sports a hammer beam roof.
  • A rose window, 22-feet in diameter, dominates the western façade.
  • The foundation stone was laid in May 1850.
  • The church is Grade I Listed.
  • This is the tallest Church in the United Kingdom. It was commissioned in 1847 and designed by Joseph Aloysius Hansom. It was built in the Maudland area of Preston, one of Lancashire's great cotton-manufacturing regions during the Industrial Revolution.
  • St. Walburge's Church is named after the daughter of the King of Wessex, who was born in AD710.

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Ort

Weston Street
PR2
Preston
England
Großbritannien

Technische Daten

309,50 ft
309,50 ft
165,00 ft
55,00 ft
1850
1854
1877

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