Bordesley, Trinity Chapel
Bordesley, Trinity Chapel, bronze medal , 1823, by T. Ottley, the facade of the building, TRINITY CHAPEL, BORDSLEY, rev. THIS CHAPEL WAS ERECTED BY HIS MAJESTYS COMMISSIONERS FOR BUILDING NEW CHURCHES UPON A SITE WHICH WITH TWO ADJOINING HOUSES AND BURIAL GROUND WAS PURCHASED AND FENCED BY VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS THE CEREMONIAL STONE WAS LAID BY THE RIGHT HONORABLE OTHER EARL OF PLYMOUTH ON THE 29TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A. D. 1820 AND THE CONSECRATION BY THE RIGHT REVEREND GEORGE HENRY LAW D. D. LORD BISHOP OF CHESTER TOOK PLACE ON THE 23 DAY OF JANUARY A. D. 1823 REVD. SAMUEL CRANE B. A. MINISTER FRANCIS GOODWIN ARCHITECT LONDON JOHN WALTHEW BUILDER BIRMINGHAM MESSRS. WETHERHEAD & CO IRONFOUNDERS DERBY THOMAS MOLE ESQR. HON SECRETARY. 64 mm, (Eidlitz. 466/53; Taylor 78a). Extremely fine. £Sold
Taylor states that this was a rectangular stone Commissioners' church, 1820-23, by Francis Goodwin. Inside was a single space with galleries supported by cast iron columns. There was a large rose window on the east wall with cast-iron tracery.
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