"Before there were striking clocks, only the bell of the parish Church, cathedral or monastery supplemented the sun or ... More
"Before there were striking clocks, only the bell of the parish Church, cathedral or monastery supplemented the sun or the burning of a candle as a record of passing time, and it did so by announcing the hour of another act of worship," said historian J.M. Roberts. This 18th century Dutch architectural convention church was built with red bricks specially imported from Holland for its construction in 1753. Inside, don't miss the handsome handmade pews and huge overhead beams holding up the roof. When there were no more Dutch Lutherans, this church housed congregations of Anglicans. While admission is free, visitors are requested to make a small donation for the upkeep of the church.
This meadow set in the heart of Oxford provides a wonderful contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city.
Bounded on two sides by the rivers Cherwell and Isis, on the third by Christ Church , Merton College ...
This stunning architectural marvel was built by the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as
a place where members go to perform sacred ordinances. While admittance to the interior of the temple is reserved ...
Tucked smack in the middle of Portland's downtown area, this 19th century church is a wonderful example of Venetian Gothic
architecture. Speakers, concerts and church services are all offered here, but the grounds and interior can be viewed weekdays. ...