Christ Church, Forest Side, (Stansted)




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Grid reference: 475620, 112300, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


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Building information:

Built: 1856.

Architect: S S Teulon?

Style: Early English of Flint with Caen stone dressings. Large bellcote east end of nave.

Current use: Worship.


There is 1 document concerning this church in the OPC database.


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Christchurch Forestside, together with the adjacent school and teacher's house (now private houses) was built in 1856 by the widow of Charles Dixon, a wealthy Victorian philanthropist and the owner of the nearby Stansted House. It is a Victorian building of flint masonry with Caen stone dressings. The East window is a Jesse Window with an unusual dragon in the bottom right hand corner, whose origin is unknown. The heads on the chancel arch are a young Queen Victoria and the Bishop of Chichester. From church website..

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