St Michael & All Angels, (Brighton, St Michael & All Angels)




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Victoria Road, Brighton, East Sussex. BN1 3BD.

Grid reference: 530401, 104747, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map, Magic Maps


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Monumental inscriptions:

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The old Roughwood Churches Album has images and notes about this church.

There are 6 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: 1855-94.

Architect: G F Bodley & William Burges.

Style: South aisle, Early English of red brick with stone dressings and fleche, Main church 13th century of red brick with stone dressings.

Current use: Worship.


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St Michael's is one of the finest grade 1 listed Victorian churches in the country and the first ritualist church of the Catholic Revival in Brighton.
In his book, 'England's Thousand Best Churches', by Simon Jenkins, it was in the foremost one hundred. Known as the 'cathedral of the back streets,it is two churches in one. The first, by G F Bodley (1862) is now the south aisle of the cathedral-like nave, completed in 1893-95 to a design by William Burges. It is noted for its fine architecture,sculpture and woodwork, as well as its magnificent stained glass windows,by the pre-Raphaelites William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, Ford Maddox-Brown and Philip Webb, and also by Kemp.
Source: Church website .

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