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Church of St Nicholas, Burnage, Manchester

Welch Cachemaille-Day & Lander

St Saviour's Church, Copenhagen: roofs of cruciform church seen from the tower

Haven, Lambert van (1630-1695)
NOTES: The church dates from 1682-96; Thurah's spire with steps running around the outside was designed in 1750.

Westminster Cathedral, London

Bentley, John Francis (1839-1902)

Anglican Cathedral, St James's Mount, Liverpool

Scott, Sir Giles Gilbert (1880-1960)
NOTES: The cathedral was built to a competition-winning design of 1903. It was consecrated in 1924 but only completed in 1978.

All Saints, Margaret Street, Fitzrovia, London

Butterfield, William (1814-1900)

Westminster Abbey, London: the west front seen from Parliament Square

Hawksmoor, Nicholas (1661-1736)
NOTES: A Benedictine abbey was established on this site in the 10th century and it has been the coronation church of English monarchs since 1066. Construction on the present church began in 1245. Henry Yevele was the master mason of the new nave, which was completed in the 1390s. The last major additions to the abbey were the towers on the west front by Christopher Wren, Nicholas Hawksmoor and John James, completed in 1745.

St Bride's Roman Catholic Parish Church, Whitemoss Avenue, East Kilbride: the church, campanile and presbytery

Gillespie Kidd & Coia
NOTES: The campanile was destroyed in 1983.

St Paul's Methodist Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Sullivan, Louis, H. (1856-1924)

York Minster: the west front

Master Richard Ketelbarn
NOTES: The rebuilding of the Minster in Gothic styles began between 1230 and c.1241 with the southern wing of the transept, built by Archbishop de Gray. Work on the west front in Decorated style began in 1291 and was completed up to the roof of the nave in 1338. The south tower was built in 1433-1477, and the north tower in 1470-1477. The Great West Window, known locally as the 'Heart of Yorkshire', was painted by Master Richard Ketelbarn between 1338 and 1339.