A detailed view of a memorial at the east end of St Peter and St Leonard's Church, dedicated to Robert Carr

Date:
1942
Location:
Church of St Peter and St Leonard, Church Street, Wakefield
Reference:
AA42/09016
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The church was built by John Carr between 1791 and 1793 at his own expense of £8,000. The church has a west tower, nave with octagonal ends and two wings in place of transepts. The memorial is dedicated to architect Robert Carr (d.1760), father of the church's architect. Under the main plaque is an additional inscription to Rosa Carr (d.1774).

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Classicism, Georgian Church, Georgian Commemorative Monument, Religion