St Alban's Church, Westcliff-on-Sea

Church Details


Visited
20/10/2002
Locking Status
Locked - no keyholder details
Built
1898-1908
Architect
Nicholson & Corlette
Website
http://www.stalbanswestcliff.co.uk


External Images

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The South-East tower, showing the fabric of the church to be 
flint and rubble with red-brick dressings.

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View from North-West.

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Internal Images

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The East Wall, behind the High Altar, is the Westcliff World 
War One War Memorial. 
The figures, from top to bottom, left to right, are: 
The Virgin Mary, Jesus, St. Alban 
St. David, St. George, The Magi, Virgin and Child, St. Andrew, 
St. Patrick.

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Chancel roof.

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The Lady Chapel.

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Glass Images

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This beautiful window designed by Nicholson shows the 
Adoration of the Magi [complete with camels] at the bottom, and, above that, the 
Disciples and Apostles including not only St. Paul, but also St. James, brother 
of our Lord. His name appears as Jacobus, which is an earlier form.

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This window, which is situated on the south side of the Lady 
Chapel depicts the presentation of the baby Jesus at the temple. 
The figures [l to r] are: Simeon, The Virgin and Child, Joseph 
and Anna. 
This window was given in memory of Rev'd Charles Henry Rogers, 
Vicar 1906-1929, by his friends and congregation. 
Rev'd Rogers is depicted kneeling in prayer at the bottom 
right hand corner of the window.

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St Catherine and St Cecilia.

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St Etheldreda.

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St Raphael.

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Miscellaneous Images

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Found by Sir Charles Nicholson, in the crypt of St Mary-le-Bow 
in London, and subsequently bought by him.

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Postcard Images

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