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Churches built in the style found in Western Europe and former European colonies in the 17th century and early 18th century, characterized by exuberant decoration, curvaceous forms and spatially complex compositions.
Basilican and cross-in-square plan churches in the style which developed in the Eastern Roman Empire (330-1453) in which Classical precepts were no longer strictly observed and new influences from the East were integrated.
To be listed here a site should contain significant information on the architecture of the building. The sites of operational churches can be listed in Regional in the category for their location and in the relevant category under Society: Religion and Spirituality: Christianity. Such sites warrant an additional listing here only if they have a notable amount of content of interest to architectural historians.
A cathedral is a church containing a 'cathedra' or seat of a bishop. It is the head church of his diocese and so is usually a particularly large and magnificent structure.
A building set apart for Christian worship whose architecture is mainly of the medieval period and using pointed arches.
The movement to consciously revive the Gothic style became fashionable in England from c.1750 and later in the rest of Europe and America. In the 19th century it was the accepted style for churches.
To be listed here a site should contain significant information on the architecture of the building. The sites of operational churches can be listed in Regional in the category for their location and in the relevant category under Society: Religion and Spirituality: Christianity.
Churches which were built primarily to serve a monastery. This includes churches which remain monastic or which have been converted to parochial or other use, or survive only in a ruined state.
To be listed here a site should contain significant information on the architecture of the building. The sites of operational churches can be listed in Regional in the category for their location and in the relevant category under Society: Religion and Spirituality: Christianity. Such sites warrant an additional listing here only if they have a notable amount of content of interest to architectural historians.
Churches more than 50 years old within the UK of any denomination: their history, preservation, study and presentation to the public.
Churches built in timber.
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