The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Salisbury, Wiltshire

Salisbury on Wikipedia.


Baptist Church, on Brown Street. The congregation was founded in 1655. SU 146 298. Andrew Ross. Link.

The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. From a postcard (franked 1909), in the collection of Mrs. Marion Allen. A modern view, a detail of the statues, and the cloisters. All Andrew Ross. Another view of the West Front, and a detailed view of part of the West front and the Tower. Both Roger Hopkins. And an unusual photo - the very top of the spire! Roger Hopkins. And hats off to these two  - wild horses wouldn't get me up there! Christopher Skottowe (2010). The nave, north aisle, south side of the nave, nave vaulting, crossing vaulting, two of the choir - 1, 2, choir vaulting, the triforium and clerestorey, cloisters and chapter house, the junction of the nave and south transept and the tower, chapter house ceiling, the 1386 clock, and a scissor arch, all Christopher Skottowe (2010, 2013 and 2015). Link. Grade I listed. Project Gutenberg has "Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Salisbury", by Gleeson White, 1898 edition. It includes photographs, drawings and plans.

The remains of the Chapel of St. Margaret at Old Sarum. This is thought to have served the castle personnel. There was another chapel above for Royal visitors - the Chapel of St. Nicholas. Janet Gimber (2011).

Elim Christian Centre, Dews Road. SU 138 301. Andrew Ross. Link.

Gospel Hall on Barnard Street. Janet Gimber (2011).

Grace Church (formerly Salisbury City Church) meet at Sarum Academy, on Westwood Road. Jen Carter (2016). Link.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on St. Mark's Road. Janet Gimber (2011).

Methodist Church on St. Edmund's Church Street. Janet Gimber (2011). Link.

The former Methodist Reform Church on Milford Street is now a the Chapel Nightclub. Janet Gimber (2011).

Old Sarum Cathedral. Built soon after the Norman Conquest, it was demolished in the early 13th century, the stone being used to build the present cathedral in Salisbury. Janet Gimber (2011). Link.

St. Edmund of Abingdon on Bedwin Street. A monument records the fall of the tower. Note the quotation "praIse hIM o yee ChILDren". One suggestion I've found is that the capitals are the date of the collapse - MDCLIII, or 1653. Both Janet Gimber (2011).

St. Elizabeth Hall on Exeter Road is (or was?) the meeting place for The Redeemed Christian Church of God. Janet Gimber (2011).

St. Francis (R.C.) on Castle Road. Janet Gimber (2011).

The former St. Luke's Chapel on Love Lane. Since it ceased to be a chapel, it has been part of the centre for the deaf, but is currently being converted to residential use. Janet Gimber (2011).

St. Osmund (R.C.) on Exeter Road. Janet Gimber (2011).

St. Paul. SU 138 303. Andrew Ross. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.

St. Thomas Becket. SU 143 300. Andrew Ross. Another view. Detail of medieval wall-painting. View of the nave. These last three all Roger Hopkins. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection, and one of the interior, from Christopher Skottowe's Collection. Link.

Salvation Army on Salt Lane. Janet Gimber (2011).

Sarum College Chapel in The Close. Janet Gimber (2011).

U.R.C. on Fisherton Street. SU 141 300. Andrew Ross.

 

 
 

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28 October 2017

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