100th POST! 061230.Bath, St. John’s (Pevsner Architectural Church Chat)

December 30, 2006 at 5:55 AM | Posted in Architecture, Bath, Cathedrals and churches, Pevsner, Reflection, somerset, Stained Glass, Towers, Trees | 10 Comments

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St. John (R.C.), South Parade. 1861-3 by C.J. and E.J. Hansom. A demonstrative proof of how intensely the Gothicists hated the Georgians of Bath. Lofty tower with spire and spirelets. Ambitious aisled name with clerestory, transepts, broad polygonal apse with side apses. The exterior rock-faced, in the interior circular pink granite piers with elaborate foliated capitals. – SCREEN of iron. – STAINED GLASS. In the rose windows, quite good and glowing. Screen and glass are by Hardman. – VESTMENTS. Genuine C15 vestments are in use at St. John’s.” from Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1958), 106

…But who cares about that. This is Bath DP’s 100th post! Let’s dance and bang upon tambourines! or something.

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  1. Congratulations on your 100th post…and this lovely photo. I could use some of that wonderful sun!

  2. Hi James!
    Congratulations on your 100th post! Looking forward to another 100 more posts. Love your photos!

  3. Champagne , bravo pour ton 100th post.
    superbe photo et reflet magnifique, un plaisir pour les yeux.


    Champagne, cheer for your 100th post. superb photograph and splendid reflection, a pleasure for the eyes.

  4. already? Lovely photo to celebrate the occasion, Congratulations!

  5. Kudos for your 100th post! You have a great blog, I like your sense of humor, and your photos are always wonderful. I look forward to the next 100. :)

  6. congratulations…Greetings from Hong Kong and Healthy New Year!

  7. Really beautiful…and so serene…like my mood right now…Happy 2007! ;-)

  8. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOH! How can I forGET! Happy 100th too! Bad Girl! LOL! Any fun plans for tonite? ;-)

  9. oh no i was too busy enjoying myself and missed your 100th!! so i shall raise another glass!

  10. I am so glad that you have place this photo on the Web. My Great Great Great Great Aunt was the Kitchen maid for the Priests of this Church over 100 years ago. Again Thank You.


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