A journey into eHeritage

Category Landmarks

James Pigott Pritchett, A York Architect

James Pigott Pritchett, Architect (b. 14th October 1789, d. 23rd January 1868) James Pigott Pritchett was responsible for the entire collection of neo-classical buildings in York cemetery, including the cemetery chapel (1838), a structure inspired by the Erechtheus in Athens… Continue Reading →

High Ambition and Low Elswick

St. Stephen’s tower, Low Elswick, is one of the most overlooked and rarely mentioned buildings in the CCT’s portfolio of historic churches, despite the local and international significance of those who built it. It remains a landmark for those travelling… Continue Reading →

Emley Moor Transmitter

The Emley Moor mast is part of the television transmitting station for the north of England. At over 330 metres high, it is taller than the Shard and the Eiffel Tower. The mast was completed in 1971 for the Independent… Continue Reading →

Hoo St. Werburgh

The parish church dedicated to St. Werburgh has ancient origins. St. Werburgh is likely to have visited Hoo and it is she who founded a nunnery nearby. Werburgh was the daughter of King Wulfhere of Mercia and was born some… Continue Reading →

St. Mary’s Church Chickney Then and Now

St. Mary’s church, Chickney, Essex, was struck by lightning in 1902 and £329 was raised to be spent on repairs to the tower. Following a period of neglect, the church was restored, to be passed to The Churches Conservation trust… Continue Reading →

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