Building    From 960 

Croydon Parish Church

Categories: Architecture, Religion

It was first mentioned in a will of about 960 A.D. In its final medieval form, it was mainly a perpendicular-style structure of the late 14th and early 15th-century. It was gutted by fire in1867 and rebuilt under the direction of Sir George Gilbert Scott. The church was elevated to the status of Croydon Minster on 29 May 2011.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Croydon Parish Church

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Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

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Giles Dance

Giles Dance

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Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

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Chris Roche
1 memorial