Reputedly the most visited shrine of pilgrimage in Belgium, this church was consecrated in 1627, and owes much of its beauty and status to the patronage of the Archdukes Albert and Isabela, and its role in the Counter-Reformation.
A funerary bastion at the foot of a devastated city center.
The Belarusian Memorial Chapel is the first wooden church built in London since the Great Fire of 1666. Designed by Spheron Architects, the chapel in Woodside Park has been built for the Belarusian diaspora community in the UK, and is dedicated to the memory of victims of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
Beverley Minster is one of the finest Gothic churches in Europe and is equal to the greatest of our cathedrals; after Westminster Abbey (the twin towers of which it may have inspired), it is regarded as the most impressive ‘non-cathedral' church in England.
The church of St Philip was built for the growing town of Birmingham in 1715. The church became a cathedral when a new Diocese was formed in 1905. The most significant treasures are the stunning set of stained glass windows by Birmingham born artist, Edward Burne-Jones.
Completed in 1975 the church is shaped like the prow of a ship. It is now home to the Franciscan Oder and is named after Blessed John, born in Duns in the Scottish Borders at the time of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. It is the only remaining Catholic church in the Gorbals and maintains a tradition of holding a monthly mass in Lithuaninan.
Nestled in a lush green valley, and seemingly untouched for centuries, Borgund Stave Church allows visitors to experience wonderful countryside walks with unique Norwegian architecture and history.
The original parish church of Brampton lies within the site of a Roman fort about a mile west of the centre of the town. The church is of early date but it is difficult to be precise about its age. The churchyard contains some well preserved 17th century gravestones.
Perched on a small grassy mound, in the middle of a farm yard, on the outskirts of Malmesbury sits the tiniest church 'in service' in Britain.
The bridge chapel at Rochester was built by Sir John de Cobham, who lived at nearby Cooling Castle. Described as newly constructed in January 1393, the chapel was located on the eastern approach to the medieval stone bridge, formerly called Chapel Lane or Bridge Lane, but today known as the Esplanade.