Wrest Park Archer’s Pavilion

Thomas Archer’s Pavilion at Wrest Park was built between 1709 and 1711. The pavilion’s design is unusual in England with the six projecting bays, three round alternating with three square. Archer’s work is more continental than that of any other English architect of his day. The large, circular room and domed ceiling are decorated with […]

Coventry Chapel of Unity

In November 1945 the West Crypt was dedicated to provide a Chapel of Unity, binding the Church of England and the Free Churches together for Christian service in Coventry. And, with the building of the new Cathedral, the opportunity was taken to create a purpose-built chapel. A stone of witness was laid in the entrance […]

Private Dwelling Cambridgeshire

Private Dwelling Cambridgeshire This property stands on the edge of the Greensand Ridge overlooking the valley of the River Ivel at the southern end of the present parish. The house was built in 1710 for the MP John Pedley, and is a two-storey red brick mansion in the Queen Anne style to which it dates. […]