St. John the Baptist Anglican Cathedral

St. John the Baptist Anglican Cathedral (HM1I41)

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Lab A1C 1R2 Division No. 1
Country: Canada

N 47° 33.923', W 52° 42.52'

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Cathédrale Anglicane St. John the Baptist

English
Begun in 1847, under the direction of Bishop Feild, this cathedral was designed by the noted British architect George Gilbert Scott and is an internationally important monument of the Gothic Revival style. Its historical correctness and structural rationalism express the ideals of the Cambridge Camden Society, an English group dedicated to reforming the Anglican Church through a return to the 13th century sources. The internal composition of nave and aisles is clearly reflected on the exterior. Scott's cathedral burned in 1892 and was rebuilt by his son soon after. The intended tower has never been erected.

French
Oeuvre du célèbre architecte anglais George Gilbert Scott, cette cathédrale, mise en chantier en 1847 par l'évêque Feild, est un monument de style néo-gothique de renommée internationale. La fidélité historique et la rationalité de l'agencement traduisent l'idéal de la Cambridge Camden Society, groupe anglais voué à la réforme de l'Église anglicane par un retour à l'architecture du XIIIᵉ siècle. La composition intérieure de la nef en des bas-côtés apparait clairement à l'extérieur. Détruite par le feu en 1892, la cathédrale fut peu après reconstruite par le fils de Scott. La tour projetée ne fut jamais érigée.
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HM NumberHM1I41
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Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)22T E 371475 N 5269410
Decimal Degrees47.56538333, -52.70866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 33.923', W 52° 42.52'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 33' 55.38" N, 52° 42' 31.2" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 187 Gower St, St. John's Newfoundland and Lab A1C 1R2, CA
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