Series: Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses

Date:
20 Mar 1972 - 2 Feb 1999
Reference:
RCH01/118
Type:
Series containing Photographic, Graphic, Textual and Miscellaneous material
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Description

An initial survey was begun privately by Mr Christopher F. Stell (a former RCHME staff member). This was followed up by an RCHME field investigation of nonconformist religious buildings throughout the whole of England, resulting in a survey of over four thousand examples.

The purpose of the survey was to 'stimulate interest and better inform all those concerned with the future of a class of building threatened by both demolition and ill advised alterations.' The survey was followed up by publications covering four areas of England: Central England (1986), South-West England (1991), North of England (1994) and Eastern England (published by EH in 2002).

Content

This is part of the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive

This Series is divided into 1 Sub Series and 84 Child Volumes
This Series contains the following materials:
Photograph (Print): 667
Annotated Map: 1
Engraving: 4
Measured Drawing: 6
Measured Drawing: 298
Sketch: 1
File: 79

Rights

Copyright Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive