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St Andrew's Church, Roker, Sunderland: detail of ceiling painting by Macdonald Gill in the Lady Chapel

RIBA Ref No RIBA150026
Architect/DesignerPrior, Edward Schroeder (1852-1932)
Wells, A. Randall (1877-1942)
Gill, L. MacDonald (1884-1947)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1907
Image Date1995
StyleArts & Crafts
Library ReferenceMC Q 240195
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditMartin Charles / RIBA Collections
SubjectMurals ; Churches ; Ceilings
NOTES: The church was designed by E. S. Prior and A. Randall Wells, who had been Lethaby's Clerk of Works at Brockhampton (1904). Many of the fixtures and fittings are by Ernest Gimson, notably the oak panelled chancel and the oak choir stalls. The ceiling of the chancel wasn't painted until 1927, by Macdonald Gill, restored 1967 by Maurice Partland, the design of its theme is the Creation. See RIBA155499 for a colour version of this image.

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