Item 18 - Fr Guy to Bishop Riddell: St Benet's Church plan

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA03-01-01-18


Fr Guy to Bishop Riddell: St Benet's Church plan


  • 17 November 1889 (Creation)

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1 side; manuscript; plan

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pre-1885: Abervagenny
1885: Arrives in Bungay
1887: writing to Bishop re Beccles mission
18891-1-2: died

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XNP1 Beccles

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RCDEA Archives

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Letter, left hand side: Enclosed ground plan for St Benet's, Beccles. Hopes to get the blue portion finished in 1890 (allows 3 rooms instead of two to be used for the chapel and one room downstairs for the priest. Seating for 50. "We ran first Mass of Beccles on 30th [October]".
Plan, right hand side: "Plan shewing scheme for completion of St Benet's Church, Beccles" Bernard Smith Architect, 8 Gray's Inn Square, WC. List of areas: coloured Red (completed parts of Priory), Blue (Remainder of Priory), White ([To be done?]; costs listed, Total £8,000

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