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All Saints on Bath Street is an imposing Victorian church, built on a grand scale. Rose window. Both Steve Bulman. SP 320 654. And two views from old postcards in Mrs. Marion Allen's collection - the first is franked 1909, and the second is undated. Another view, Rick Williams, and another John Bowdler (2009). Five interior views - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, the altar, another altar and triptych, font, lectern and pulpit, tiled floor, organ and console. All John Bowdler (2010). Link.

Baptist Church. Another view. Both John Bowdler (2009).

Former Chapel on New Street. Another view. At one time it was Pentecostal. Both John Bowdler (2011).

Former Congregational Chapel on Clemonts Street, now in commercial use. John Bowdler (2011).

Former Congregational Chapel on Spencer Street, now in secular use. John Bowdler (2009).

A selection of views of Christ Church (on Priory Terrace) taken before recent restoration - 1, 2, 3, 4. Some further views following the works  - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. All John Bowdler, and taken by kind permission of the church.

First Church of Christ, Scientist. Another view. Both John Bowdler (2009).

Holy Trinity. Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. Link. More interior views - 1, 2, 3, a painted vault, the font, organ and impressive console, pulpit, and a window, all John Bowdler (2010).

Leamington Spa Cemetery on Brunswick Street has two chapels, though John suspects that neither are in use as chapels any more. Chapel 1 - 1, 2, 3, 4, and Chapel 2 - 1, 2. All John Bowdler (2010).

Leamington Spa Mission (Seventh-day Adventist) on George Street. Two interior views - 1, 2 and 3 of the windows - 1, 2, 3, all John Bowdler (2009).

Methodist Church on Dale Street. Two further views - 1, 2, and three interior views - 1, 2, 3, all John Bowdler (2009). The small font is built into the altar, and has a removable cover. The old marble font is no longer used, but was brought out especially so John could photograph it. Both John Bowdler (2012).

National Spiritualist Church. John Bowdler (2011). Link.

Polish Catholic Church on High Street. Interior views - 1, 2. Built as the town hall in 1830-1, it has more recently been a police station. All John Bowdler (2011).

Former Primitive Methodist Chapel on High Street. John Bowdler (2011).

Radford Road Church (Methodist and U.R.C.). Another view, three interior views - 1, 2, 3, and a window. All John Bowdler (2011). Link.

St. John the Baptist. A gargoyle. Both John Bowdler (2010). Two interior view - 1, 2, rood screen, side chapel, organ, altar and font, all John Bowdler (2012). Link.

The former St. Luke on Hamilton Terrace is now in use as offices. Another view. This old chapel (as John lists it) on Augusta Place is listed here as being a former St Luke too. Both John Bowdler (2009).

St. Mark on Rugby Road. A rather worn bell-turret. Two interior views - 1, 2, the font with spectacular cover, altar, organ, pulpit, and priest's door. All John Bowdler (2010). Link.

St. Mary, on St. Mary's Road. Two interior views - 1, 2, the organ, and font. All John Bowdler (2010). Link.

St. Mary Magdalene at Lillington. Another view. Both John Bowdler. Link.

St. Paul. Four additional views - 1, 2, 3, 4, and some interior views - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, the font, and a window. All John Bowdler (2011). Link.

St. Peter (R.C.). Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. Three further views- 1, 2, 3, all John Bowdler (2009). An interior view, the font, and a side altar, a rather more ornate altar, and a window, all John Bowdler (2010).

Salvation Army on Chapel Street. John Bowdler (2009). Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, all John Bowdler (2011).

Former Salvation Army Barracks, from an old postcard in Rob Brettle's Collection.

Urqhart Hall, built in 1905 for the Catholic Apostolic Church (aka Lady Huntingdon's Connexion), now serves as offices for a charity. Another view. The foundation stone. All John Bowdler (2011). Link.

Former Wesleyan Chapel on Portland Street. John Bowdler (2011).

The former Wesleyan Reform Chapel on Clarendon Street. Another view. Both John Bowdler (2011).

 

 

 
 

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