Item 2 - Bishop to Fr Doupe: Detailed suggestions about the design / restructure of the chapel for £2000.

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA38-a-2

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Bishop to Fr Doupe: Detailed suggestions about the design / restructure of the chapel for £2000.

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  • 13-11-1952 (Creation)

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1 page, 2 sides, manuscript

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(1940-1970)

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Bishop: Appointed on 14 December 1940 and consecrated on 11 February 1941. Resigned on 17 January 1967.
Titular Bishop of Magarmel. Resigned the titular see on 7 December 1970.
Died on 25 March 1975.

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In Bishop's papers provided by Northampton Archive. Loosely gathered by archivist into parish order.

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Northampton Diocese Archive

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Bishop writes to Fr Stephen Doupe saying that there is little money for a new Church at Papworth. Not having seen the existing chapel he makes assumptions and provides a lengthy set of suggestions regarding the design and restructuring of the chapel - somewhat similar to that at Walsingham which cost far less than £2000. Porch stays; WC converted with present pipe. Herewith a photo of Walsingham church. The Bishop will be in Cambridge for December 9 to 12th. The next Finance Board meeting is on 24th November perhaps Fr Doupe could provide descriptions or a scale drawing?
Pencilled notes regarding plot size and church size.

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PA38a

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126mm x 202mm

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Draft

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Minimal

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