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Churches Of England

  1. 1. Churches of England
  2. 2. This church is the oldest church in England still in use. It is a fascinating building with an important history - the starting point of the revival of Christianity in England in 597 AD by Saint Augustine
  3. 3. General View of the church from the south west English Heritage With a history spanning over a millennium, St Peter’s is one of the most studied churches in England. It features a remarkably complete Anglo-Saxon tower and baptistery, dating mainly from c. 970, and a large medieval nave and chancel displaying a range of architectural styles. The church is an archaeological treasure-trove, yielding unprecedented insights into medieval disease and diet, plus medical and burial practices from the analysis of 2,800 burials over a period of nine centuries. St Peter's Church
  4. 4. The Round Church (officially the Church of the Holy Sepulchre ) was built around 1130, making it one of the oldest buildings in Cambridge. It is one of only four medieval round churches in England.
  5. 5. Winchester Cathedral at Winchester in Hampshire is one of the largest cathedrals in England, with the longest nave and overall length of any Gothic cathedral in Europe. It is dedicated to the Holy Trinity, Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Swithun and is the seat of the Bishop of Winchester and centre of the Diocese of Winchester
  6. 6. Minster Lovell Parish Church, Oxfordshire, England .
  7. 7. Wells Cathedral , Somerset, England
  8. 8. Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire, England, in early morning light. The cathedral has the tallest church spire in the UK.
  9. 9. St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral on Ludgate Hill, in the City of London, and the seat of the Bishop of London. The present building dates from the 17th century, and is generally reckoned to be London's fifth St Paul's Cathedral , although the number is higher if every major medieval reconstruction is counted as a new cathedral. The cathedral is one of London's most visited sites.
  10. 10. The Brompton Oratory (also known as the London Oratory) although its formal name is the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary) was built between 1880 and 1884
  11. 11. ...measures just 4m by 3.6m. It's in the Guinness Book of Records... The tiniest church in Britain
  12. 12. Combe Martin parish church ( St Peter ad Vincula ), North Devon, England (”ad Vincula” means “in chains”). The chancel, nave and south transept are thought to have been in existence by the year 1200. The Bishop of Exeter is known to have visited the church in 1260.
  13. 13. The Parish Church of St Lawerence partly dates from the 12th century and probably stands on a Saxon foundation. The North Aisle was doubled in width in 1868. The South Aisle was enlarged and a porch added in 1882. Various other restoration work was carried out in the 19th century . St Lawrence has huge amounts of history and played a key role in the 1665 - 66 plague when the villagers cut themselves off to prevent the spread of the disease. Eyam Church - Derbyshire - England
  14. 14. Canterbury Cathedral's first Archbishop was St. Augustine, previously abbot of St. Andrew's Benedictine Abbey in Rome. He was sent by Pope Gregory the Great in AD 597 as a missionary to the Anglo-Saxons. The cathedral was founded by Augustine in 602 AD and dedicated to St. Saviour. Canterbury Cathedral , St. Augustine's Abbey, and St. Martin's Church*
  15. 15. By : Jorge Franca Song The Mass Era