The Churches of Britain and Ireland


Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury on Wikipedia.

Baptist Church on St. George's Place. Circa The adjacent building, which may belong to the church, bears the date 1914. TR 152 574. Both Steve Bulman (2014). Link.

Part of the former Blackfriars on High Street, this building was the rectory. Another view. TR 147 579. Both Steve Bulman (2014). Link.

Bridge Methodist Church. Alan K. Taylor.

Broad Oak Chapel (Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, 1867) . Alan K. Taylor (1992). Link.

Canterbury Pentecostal Church, photographed in 1993. Alan Taylor.

Cathedral, dedicated as Christ Church. TR 151 579. James King. The cathedral on an old postcard, franked 1914. Collection of Mrs. Marion Allen. Three more old postcards, from Christopher Skottowe's Collection - 1, 2, 3. A fine medieval stained glass window. The Martyrdom, a modern memorial to Thomas Becket. Both Chalmers Cursley. Entrance porch, Jim Parker. Lavatory Tower (link), Christopher Skottowe (1958). Two old photos from Christopher Skottowe's collection, dateable to the 1890's - the lavatory tower, and the ruins of the infirmary, and two others, showing the cathedral and crypt. And two interior views, showing the Choir and the Nave, both Aidan McRae Thomson. Link. Grade I listed. Project Gutenberg has "The Cathedral Church of Canterbury", by Hartley Withers, 1897 edition. It includes photographs, drawings and plans.

Christian Science Society on Beer Cart Lane. Steve Bulman (2014). Link.

The former Elim Pentecostal Church at Blean. Alan Taylor.

The former Holy Cross, on Westgate - since 1972 has been Canterbury Guildhall. TR 145 580. James King. Another view. Aidan McRae Thomson.

Former Primitive Methodist Chapel, dated 1876, on Palace Street. Now used as a classroom for King's School. TR 150 581. Chalmers Cursley.

St. Alphege with St. Margaret on St. Alphege Lane. The cathedral is also visible. Closed in the early 1980's, it is now used by a school, and not open to the public, TR 1496 5802. Steve Bulman (2014). Grade II* listed.

St. Andrew (U.R.C.) on Watling Street. Steve Bulman (2014). Link.

St. Anselm, on The Borough and St. Alphege Lane. TR 149 580. Chalmers Cursley.

The remains of St. Augustine's Abbey on Longport. TR 154 577. Link1. Link2. Grade I listed. St. Augustine's Gate, or Fyndon's Gate, was the main entrance to the Abbey precinct. TR 153 577. Link. Both Steve Bulman (2014).

St. Dunstan without the Westgate. Another view. Both James King. Interior view, from an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection.

All that remains of St. George the Martyr on St. George's Street is the tower - the remainder was destroyed by bombing in WWII. Christopher Marlowe was baptised here in 1564. Another view. TR 151 577. Both Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II listed.

The former St. Margaret on St. Margaret's Street now houses the visitor attraction The Canterbury Tales. Adam Schofield (2014). Another view, Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.

St. Martin (Canterbury's Parish Church), reputedly the oldest parish church in England. TR 159 578. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view, and the tower. Both Chalmers Cursley. Another old postcard view, this one from John Bowdler's Collection. Access inside is limited, so check before going. Two interior views - 1, 2; the superb font is reputedly a well-head from Canterbury Cathedral, and dates from Norman times - it also appears in the stained glass window, all Steve Bulman (2014). An old postcard view of the font, from Paul E. Barnett's Collection. Link. Grade I listed.

The former St. Mary Northgate. It closed in 1912, and is now in secular use. Another view. TR 151 582. Both Steve Bulman (2014). Link.

St. Mildred stands close to the castle, on Church Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2, the west window, and the font. The list of rectors commences in 1291, though the church is of pre-Conquest foundation. TR 145 575. All Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade I listed.

St. Paul without the Walls on Church Street. Interior view (taken through a glass door). TR 153 577. Both Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.

St. Peter the Apostle, on St. Peter's Street. TR 147 580. Bill Henderson. Another view, Chalmers Cursley, and another Steve Bulman (2014). Interior view. Aidan McRae Thomson. Link.

St. Peter's Methodist Church (1811) on St. Peter's Street. TR 146 580. Chalmers Cursley. Link. Grade II listed.

St. Stephen at Hackington. TR 147 591. Geoff Watt. Link.

St. Thomas of Canterbury (R.C.). Steve Bulman (2014).

Zoar Strict Baptist Chapel on Burgate Lane, built as Wesleyan in 1845. TR 151 576. Alan K. Taylor (1994). Since Alan took his photo, the vegetation has been cut back, enabling this additional view, Steve Bulman (2014).





30 June 2019

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