View RSS Feed

Liverpool Picturebook

St Johns Gardens

Rate this Entry
Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
St Johns Gardens

In the mid 18th Century Liverpool began its
first phase urban expansion. In 1767 St Johns Gardens was enclosed as a general burial ground with a small mortuary Chapel. It was in 1775 that the first stones were laid for St John’s Church which was designed in the gothic style by the architect Thomas
Litoller. Construction of the Church was completed in 1784. In 1854 work began on St George’s Hall, designed in Neo-classical style by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes, winner of the architectural competition for the building.

Read more............

Submit "St Johns Gardens" to Digg Submit "St Johns Gardens" to Submit "St Johns Gardens" to Google Submit "St Johns Gardens" to Facebook