2011

SC4384 : Laxey Christ Church

taken 13 years ago, near to Laxey, Isle of Man

This is 1 of 65 images, with title starting with Laxey in this square
Laxey Christ Church
Laxey Christ Church
The population of Laxey increased considerably with the development of the mines in the late 1840's but the nearest church was some 3 miles away.

Christchurch was built to the design of Ewan Christian on land donated by G.W.Dumbell on a hill besides the new road from Douglas to Laxey. It was constructed by his Mining Company at a cost of 950 and was consecrated on 27th May 1856.

The design is described as 'early English' without any great ornamentation.

LinkExternal link Lonan Parish Churches


Compare this with SC4384 : Christchurch, Laxey, taken in 1974.

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Category: Church
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Laxey Mines [49] · New Road [11] · Christ Church [7] ·
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SC4384, 510 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
David Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 May, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 433 844 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:13.8907N 4:24.3092W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 433 844
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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