Christ Church, Montpelier Road, Brighton


(this is a very small original imagesee note on image sizes)

Steel engraving by Rock & Co, London, 10 June 1855

Similar to Images of Brighton 773. There are 5 other known engravings of Christ Church. The spire was modelled on Chichester Cathedral. The front of the church is a similar Gothic Revival design to that of St Peter’s. It was destroyed by fire in 1978 and finally demolished in 1982. Flats were built on the site. The design of the terraces either side of the church are similar to those in Belvedere Terrace, Brunswick Place and Powis Square, amongst other local roads.

Illustrated in The Victorian Development of the Clifton, Montpelier and Powis Estates of Brighton by Steve Myall. Pomegranate Press, 2008, p 54.

Not in images of Brighton.

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Montpelier Road. Christ Church Montpelier Road . BPC00118

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