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St. John's Church, Castleside (Castleside)

Consecrated in 1867, St. John's Church first appears on the second edition Ordnance Survey map of 1894-1899 (1) at the junction of Church Street and Front Street. Built of local stone the church was designed by Mr. Ewan Christian and is a reproduction of a church he admired whilst on holiday in Switzerland (2). The church contains a number of features dedicated to the fallen of the World Wars (3-4).

Reference number:D48948
Historical period: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Castleside


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