Chapel of St. John the Baptist in the Church of Saint Rocco, Lisbon, Portugal. Considered to be a masterpiece unique in European art, this chapel was ordered from Rome in 1740 by King John V.
Hillsborough Parish Church at Night (in Winter)
The annual drawer clear out unearthed a memory card from a a few years ago 512MB! 3 photos. It is only when you consider the man on the left do you get a sense of the scale. Website | Twitter | Facebook | Google+
The Roman Catholic Church of St Giles in Cheadle, Staffordshire, is reckoned to be Augustus Pugin's masterpiece. It is simply the most ornate church that I have ever seen in the United Kingdom. In 1840 the celebrated architect Augustus Pugin (who designed much of the Houses of Parliament) was commissioned by John Talbot, the 16th Earl of Shrewsbury, to design and build a Roman Catholic church “that would have no rival”. The earl placed unlimited means at Pugin’s disposal. Known as Pugin’s…