Churches more than 50 years old within the UK of any denomination: their history, preservation, study and presentation to the public.
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Britannia: Parish Churches
Britannia's guide to the Parish Churches of England, Wales and Scotland. Provides a great deal of historical and architectural information.
Church of England's Built Heritage
The official Church of England site. Organization, history, built heritage.
Coach tours of English country churches on behalf of several charitable organisations. Tour diary, book list and related links.
Churches in Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex
For each church of his selection, John Owen Smith offers a photograph and verse. For some there is a history extracted from the guidebook.
Churches in the Yorkshire Dales
Attractive presentation from Daelnet of 44 parish churches: a line drawing and brief history of each.
The Churches of Britain and Ireland
Steve Bulman provides thousands of photographs of churches of all types in the British Isles, with brief notes. There is also a discussion forum.
Churches on the Isle of Wight
Guide to the churches, with illustrations and varying notes.
Devon Historic Churches Trust
A registered charity that assists Devon churches and chapels, of all denominations, with grants and loans for repairs, maintenance and restoration work.
Diocese of Southwark
Access is available to a short history and description of each of the parish churches of the South London Diocese.
History of Society which was founded in 1879, events, publications, membership details. Also monthly articles and images of church features.
Enfield, St Mary Magdalene
This prominent Butterfield Church of the early 1880s is portrayed in detail using many photos along with the details of its history. There is also a page with a photograph and brief details of all churches in the Enfield Deanery.
Exterior and interior photographs of churches in Essex with brief descriptions by John Whitworth. In some cases there are also historic images from postcards. Includes a short bibliography.
The Friends of Christ Church Spitalfields
The charity leading the restoration of Nicholas Hawksmoor's masterpiece. Includes a biography, history, description and photographs and details of the restoration.
Friends of Friendless Churches
Cares for nearly 30 historic and redundant places of worship in England and Wales. Details of properties and joint membership with Ancient Monuments Society.
Highgate, St Augustine
The architect of this N London church was J D Sedding, work started in 1887 but was not completed for many years. Includes photos and some history.
The Historic Churches in Wales Survey
This database from the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust provides a photograph, history and description for all historic churches so far covered, accessed by list or map.
Photographs and brief histories of about a dozen churches between Sheffield, Rotherham and Worksop (around J31 of the M1 motorway).
Historian John Vigar's collection of old postcards, together with modern interior photographs by John Salmon of the parish churches of Kent. Includes some brief descriptions.
Kentish Town, Saint Silas the Martyr
Photos and information on this church designed for this inner London area by Ernest Shearman and consecrated in 1912.
London Ancestor provides engravings - mainly early 19th-century - of churches in London.
London Docks, St Peter
Many photos and details on this comprehensive site of St Peter London Docks, a church built in one of the poorest districts in London, and consecrated in 1866.
Medieval Wall Painting in the English Parish Church
An illustrated catalogue by Anne Marshall, Open University. Includes an introduction to the topic, bibliography, location list and access details.
North West Kent Parish Gazetteer
The North West Kent Family History Society include church photographs in their coverage of parish information useful to genealogists.
Parish of Penarth and Llandough
The official site of St Augustine's Church includes an illustrated history and restoration appeal. This fine polychromatic church was designed by the notable Victorian architect, William Butterfield.
Pictures of Churches in Cornwall
Cornish Light offers small images of a handful of churches.
Regents Park, London NW1, St Mark's Church
Often known as the Zoo Church, St Mark's was built by Thomas Little in 1851-2. The site details changes made in 1890 and 1957, and shows pictures including many of the stained glass.
Round Tower Churches Society
Works for the preservation of churches with round towers, mostly found in East Anglia, and investigates their history. Council members, application to join, churches to visit, tour programme.
Shropshire's Nonconformist Chapels
Pictures of, and historical notes on many of the various nonconformist chapels in Shropshire, by Janice Cox.
Simon's Suffolk Churches
County-wide overview and historical background. Entries for individual churches have large, clear photographs and colourful descriptions by Simon Knott.
The Society for Church Archaeology
Promotes the study of churches and other places of worship in Britain and Ireland. Aims, committee, list of contents of its journal, news and conference.
Southend-on-Sea, St Erkenwald's Church
John Whitworth celebrates this now demolished Edwardian church: history, newspaper articles and photographs.
Southwell DAC Church History Project
Project by the Diocesan Advisory Committee to supply histories for all the churches in the Diocese of Southwell. A few are already available.
St Martin in the Fields Church
Official website for this famous church in Trafalgar Square, London, designed by James Gibbs, and consecrated in 1726. Brief information about the history of the building.
St Vincent Street Church, Glasgow
Gallery of expandable photographs from the Glasgow Guide of the eclectic church designed (1859) by Alexander 'Greek' Thomson.
Martin Snow provides photographs, history, bibliography and two maps: one of parishes and the other showing the position of churches and monasteries.
A Thousand Years of English Churches
The Churches Conservation Trust cares for over 325 Church of England churches no longer needed for parish use. Details of churches, events, publications, all in full version or text only.
Information and photographs of many of the tin churches, chapels and mission halls that were built since 1870. As temporary buildings most have long disappeared, but a surprising number do still survive.
West Gallery Churches
An illustrated directory of churches in England and Wales which preserve galleries and other pre-Victorian features.
Wharram Percy, Yorkshire
Details and plans based on archaeological evidence from the 1980s. They show the development of this church from the 10th to the 14th centuries, and its subsequent decline as the village became deserted.
History of the church of St Philip and St James, particularly of its complete rebuilding in the Early English style between 1842 and 1844.
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