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Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

Construction began in 1882, 135 years ago at the time of my visit in 2017. The current estimated completion date is 2026 - 2028 but this will more than likely change. Information In 1882 construction of Sagrada Família commenced under architect Francisco Paula de Villar until 1883, when Gaudí became involved when Francisco resigned as the head architect. Taking over the project, Gaudí transformed it with his architectural and engineering style, combining Gothic and curvilinear Art Nouveau forms. Gaudí devoted his last years to the project, and at the time of his death at age 73 in 192[...]
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Fleetwood Church, St Peter's

Project Brief: To photograph the inside of all of the churches within Fleetwood and to supply a brief history. Project Link: Fleetwood's Churches St Peter's Church Lord Street, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6DX 01253 876176 www.stpetersandstdavidsfleetwood.btck.co.uk Visit Date: 28 May 2017 Permission to photograph the inside of the church was kindly granted by Canon Fr John Hall. I would also like to thank Maureen Burns for arranging the visit. History Fleetwood is a 19th-century planned town, the creation of local landowner and Preston MP, Sir Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood. In 1836, he[...]
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The Yellow Pipe Church

The Yellow Pipe Church Visited with: Alex Burnell Visit date: August 2016 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History To keep this location safe from vandals and thieves all I will say is that the church opened it's doors in the late 1880's. My Visit For those who know me or read my reports you will know that I love churches and I was hoping this one would not disappoint. Although the church is not as ornate in design as some of the others I have been to the altars are by far the best I have seen[...]
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Sacred Heart Church, Thornton-Cleveleys

Sacred Heart Church Heys Street, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 4HN 01253 821637 Visit Date: 1st August 2015 Permission to photograph the inside of the church was kindly granted by Fr P Burns. Also I would like to say thank you to Paul Desborough for arranging the visit. History The church was built at the instigation of Canon James Taylor, Rector of Lytham, in 1899 with the foundation stone being laid on the 17th April 1898. The architects were Pugin and Pugin, who had worked for the Taylor brothers at St Anne’s on Sea and would do so again later at Ansdell. A major benefactor [...]
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Fleetwood Church, St Nicholas

Project Brief: To photograph the inside of all of the churches within Fleetwood and to supply a brief history. Project Link: Fleetwood's Churches St Nicholas Church Highbury Ave, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 7DJ 01253 874402 www.stnicholaschurchfleetwood.webeden.co.uk Visit Date: 1st August 2015 Permission to photograph the inside of the church was kindly granted by Fr Paul Benfield. History St Nicholas, Fleetwood may, at first glance, look very modern with its origami-like folds and massive brick arches. Yet, it is essentially a conservative building whose structure in many respe[...]
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Fleetwood Church, The Mount Methodist

Project Brief: To photograph the inside of all of the churches within Fleetwood and to supply a brief history. Project Link: Fleetwood's Churches The Mount Methodist Church / Emmanuel Church Mount Church, Mount Road, Fleetwood, Lancs, FY7 6QZ 01253 770646 www.emmanuelfleetwood.org.uk Visit Date: 12 July 2015 Permission to photograph the inside of the church was kindly granted by Minister Steve Carling. History The Mount Road Church originally belonged to the Primitive Methodists, who sprang from the great revival in the villages of North Staffordshire at the beginning of the nin[...]
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Fleetwood Church, Emmanuel Church

Project Brief: To photograph the inside of all of the churches within Fleetwood and to supply a brief history. Project Link: Fleetwood's Churches Emmanuel Church Emmanuel Building, Lofthouse Way, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6ST 01253 770646 www.emmanuelfleetwood.org.uk Visit Date: 2 July 2015 Permission to photograph the inside of the church was kindly granted by Minister Steve Carling. History Emmanuel Church has a very exciting beginning. In 1933, some local Christians asked the evangelist Fred Squire to lead an evangelistic campaign on the other side of the River Wyre in Fleet[...]
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Fleetwood Church, St Edmund's

Project Brief: To photograph the inside of all of the churches within Fleetwood and to supply a brief history. Project Link: Fleetwood's Churches St Edmunds Church St Wulstan's Presbytery, Poulton Road, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 7JY 01253 873609 www.sswulstanandedmund-fleetwood.org.uk Visit Date: 27 June 2015 Permission to photograph the inside of the church was kindly granted by Canon Alf Hayes. History The Diocese of Lancaster was formed from the two Dioceses of Liverpool and Hexham and Newcastle in 1925. St Wulstan's has the distinction of being the first newly set up parish[...]
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Fleetwood Church, St Wulstan's

Project Brief: To photograph the inside of all of the churches within Fleetwood and to supply a brief history. Project Link: Fleetwood's Churches St Wulstan’s Church St Wulstan's Presbytery, Poulton Road, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 7JY 01253 873609 www.sswulstanandedmund-fleetwood.org.uk Visit Date: 27 June 2015 Permission to photograph the inside of the church was kindly granted by Canon Alf Hayes. History The Diocese of Lancaster was formed from the two Dioceses of Liverpool and Hexham and Newcastle in 1925. St Wulstan's has the distinction of being the first newly set up pari[...]
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Fleetwood Church, St Mary's

Project Brief: To photograph the inside of all of the churches within Fleetwood and to supply a brief history. Project Link: Fleetwood's Churches St Mary's Church 34 Kemp Street, Fleetwood, FY7 6JX 01253 873331 www.stmarys-fleetwood.org.uk Visit Date: 11 June 2015 Permission to photograph the inside of the church was kindly granted by Father Michael Murphy. History St Mary's is a Roman Catholic church in Fleetwood, Lancashire, England. Designed by E. W. Pugin, it was built 1867–68. It is an active church in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lancaster. It has been designated a Grad[...]
 
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