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St George's Church, Brighton, Brighton | Tourist Information


St George's Road, Kemp Town
Brighton, United Kingdom BN2 1

01273 279448

St George's Church is an Anglican church in the Kemptown area of Brighton, in the English city of Brighton and Hove. It was built at the request of Thomas Read Kemp, who had created and financed the Kemp Town estate on the cliffs east of Brighton in the early 19th century, and is now regarded as the parish church of the wider Kemptown area. It is a Grade II listed building.HistoryThomas Read Kemp, born in 1782 in Lewes, East Sussex, returned to the Church of England in 1823, seven years after founding his own independent sect. Turning his attention to architecture and town planning, he decided to create a residential estate on land beyond the existing eastern boundary of Brighton, with large houses for affluent people. Designed by Charles Busby and Amon Wilds and built by Thomas Cubitt, this estate became Kemp Town, although Kemp had fled the country to escape debts by the time construction finished.The Busby–Wilds partnership had also been responsible for building the Holy Trinity chapel (in Ship Street in central Brighton) for Kemp's sect, and in 1824 Kemp enlisted Busby to build a church to serve the new estate. He obtained a private Act of Parliament on 3 June 1824, which allowed him to appoint a perpetual curate and derive income from the rental or sale of pews. This was a common procedure at the time: it allowed churches to be built as an investment, and pew rental could be quite profitable.

Catholic Church Near St George's Church, Brighton

St John the Baptist's Church, Brighton
Distance: 0.3 mi Tourist Information
2 Bristol Road
Brighton, BN2 1AP

01273 681587

St John the Baptist's Church is a Roman Catholic church in the Kemptown area of the English city of Brighton and Hove. It was the first Roman Catholic church built in Brighton after the process of Catholic Emancipation in the early 19th century removed restrictions on Catholic worship. Located on Bristol Road, a main road east of the city centre, it is one of 11 Catholic churches in Brighton and Hove. The Classical-style building, which was funded by Maria Fitzherbert and completed in 1835, has been listed at Grade II* by English Heritage for its architectural and historical importance.HistoryLaws against Roman Catholic worship were in place in Britain until the early 19th century, although some restrictions were relaxed by the passing of Acts of Parliament in 1778 and 1791 . The 1791 Act allowed Catholic churches to be built for the first time, although there were restrictions on their design and appearance: no bells or steeples were allowed.Brighton's Roman Catholic community at the time of the Relief Act was small, but two factors caused it to grow in the 1790s. Many refugees from the French Revolution settled in Brighton after escaping from France; and Maria Fitzherbert, a twice-widowed Catholic, began a relationship with the Prince Regent . She accompanied the Prince Regent whenever he visited Brighton, and had her own house .

Church of the Annunciation, Brighton
Distance: 0.9 mi Tourist Information
89 Washington Street
Brighton, BN2 9

1273-681341

The Church of the Annunciation is an Anglican church in Brighton, part of the English city of Brighton and Hove. It was one of several churches built in the 1860s on behalf of Rev. Arthur Wagner, the son of Rev. Henry Michell Wagner, Vicar of Brighton (1824–1870), and served a new area of poor housing in what is now the Hanover district. The church is a Grade II listed building.HistoryArthur Wagner was ordained in 1850. For the next 20 years, until his father's death, he had some degree of freedom to choose the sites and designs for new churches in Brighton, which was growing rapidly at the time. Having paid for the construction and opening of one chapel of ease in 1862, in a working-class area in what is now the North Laine area, he decided to do the same in 1864 in another poor area which was being constructed on high ground between the Old Steine (site of the Royal Pavilion) and Queen's Park. The chosen site, on Washington Street, was narrow and offered little room to expand. Nevertheless, a local architect named William Dancy designed a building similar to St Mary Magdalene's (the church financed by Wagner in 1862) but adapted to fit the location.The Church of the Annunciation was opened on 15 August 1864, and was initially administered by curates from St Paul's Church before being allocated its own parish, which covers much of the present-day Hanover area. Its popularity ensured that an enlargement was required by 1881. Little could be done in the small space available, but Brighton-based architect Edmund Scott — who had worked with Wagner on St Bartholomew's Church a few years earlier — was able to provide a new north aisle in a similar style to the original south aisle, using wooden columns for support in the same way as Dancy had. The rebuilt church, which cost £5,000 (again, fully funded by Wagner), was consecrated in 1884.

St Joseph's Church, Brighton
Distance: 1.0 mi Tourist Information
Elm Grove
Brighton, BN2 3

01273 386159

St Joseph's Church is a Roman Catholic church in the Elm Grove area of Brighton, part of the English city of Brighton and Hove. It is one of eleven Roman Catholic churches in the city. The church was built in several stages, and outstanding debts meant that its official dedication did not take place until 1979. It has been listed at Grade II* by English Heritage in view of its architectural importance.HistoryElm Grove was built to connect the Lewes Road, which ran into the centre of Brighton, and Brighton Racecourse at the top of Race Hill. The road was laid out on the steeply sloping site in the 1850s, and rapid residential development occurred over the next decade. More houses were built later in the 19th century on the road itself and on streets running to the north and south, and by 1900 the area was densely populated.A Roman Catholic place of worship has existed at the bottom (west) end of Elm Grove since the late 1860s. Recent research has found that a temporary mission chapel, completed in 1869, stood on the site now occupied by St Joseph's. (Older sources suggested that the building completed in that year was the first part of the present church structure.) A local resident, Matthew Haddock, died in the 1870s; in his will he expressed a wish for a permanent church to be built to replace the mission chapel, and his wife donated £10,000 of bonds to fund this. Architect William Kedo Broder designed a tall stone building in accordance with Mrs Haddock's proposals, and the first part of the building—the sanctuary and part of the nave—was opened in May 1879. In 1880 the sanctuary was enlarged and the apse was built. Before any more of Kedo Broder's designs could be realised, he was killed in January 1881, falling from a moving train.

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01273 628701

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Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
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+44 7774 465933

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Distance: 0.4 mi Tourist Information
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Babay Fay is born from my passion for crochet and the desire to make a difference. By the age of 8, I was knitting, doing tapestry and cross-stitching and enjoyed doing them as a leisure. In 2011, I discovered a lady who was doing beautiful pieces with crochet and showed me that it was not a "granny sport" but in fact a craft very much in touch with contemporary fashion. You will see magnificent crochetted pieces in many Grand Designers shows: Dior, Chanel, YSL to name but a few... So I learned the basics that summer and never looked back since. I have been "hooked" ever since and it is now my passion. From making cardigans, to making handbags or pet’s blankets, my experiments with my hooks together with countless yarns bring me great pleasure and I now turn this passion into a useful little business. I enjoy doing the most simple pieces just as much as the luxurious ones. As well as a passion for crochet I fell in love with the Pay-It-Forward concept which I discovered by accident on a Canadian knitting website where volunteers had left hanging from trees scarfs and hats for the less fortunate and the homeless to help themselves at the start of the winter. It really stroke a cord with me and have been using the same principal where I live at the start of winter 2015. Already planning another one for next year already as well as other Pay-It-Forward project I have on the back burner. So with this in mind for 2016, Babay Fay will be donating little hats for premature babies to the Sussex Neonatal Care -Trevor Mann Baby Unit. http://www.trevormannbabyunit.co.uk/ Thank you for visiting and let's start making pretty things! Want to find out more? Follow me with: *´¨) ¸.•´¸.•*´¨) https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/BabayFay?ref=hdr_shop_menu *´¨) ¸.•´¸.•*´¨) https://www.instagram.com/babayfay/ and soon on Pinterest too!

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