TQ1768 : St Raphael's Church, Surbiton

taken 8 years ago, near to Surbiton, Kingston Upon Thames, Great Britain

St Raphael's Church, Surbiton
St Raphael's Church, Surbiton
The church was designed by architect Charles Parker in Italianate style, with early Christian and Renaissance influences. The cost was met by Alexander Raphael, a Catholic Armenian whose family came from India. He became the first Roman Catholic to be elected Sheriff of London after the passing of the Catholic Emancipation Act in 1829. Raphael built the Church in 1846 as a family chapel and named it after St Raphael. It was completed in 1848. He died in November 1850.
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TQ1768, 136 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 February, 2010
Category
Religious buildings > Church (Roman Catholic)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 178 683 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.0905N 0:18.4762W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 177 682
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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