In preparation for a day trip to Buxton, I had identified the church of St. Mary the Virgin as a potential place to visit and, having had this recommended to me by the tour guide that I met whilst in St. Anne's church, I decided to go and have a look for myself. Although I found it locked – as... 更多
I was exploring the side streets off the High Street and was so glad that I did as I found this homely and charming Arts & Crafts-designed church. As I'm a big fan of church architecture, I took quite a few photographs. Alas, the church was locked ... I'd love to see inside! Maybe another time...
An Arts and Crafts church built during WWI is a rarity. If in Buxton and interested in architecture, try to get along, if only to view it from the exterior. It has a nice, cottagey feel to it, enhanced by the eyebrow dormers winking at you from the eaves, and the long, low roof. Inside is quite plain, but the... 更多
If you're interested in church architecture, this is a must. Other reviews have already covered the detail. I don't know how it stands in the ranks of Arts & Crafts architecture (which I think was mainly concerned with domestic buildings), but I was very impressed, especially with the precision of the external detail. Inside is interesting but the exterior is... 更多
The best way to address the problem of visiting a church and finding it closed is to go when it’s... 更多