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, printed from the Looking at Buildings website on Sunday 6th December 2020

Gustav Adolfs Kyrka

picturesqueGlossary Term [1] early work by W.D. Caröe. He obtained the commission through his father, then Danish Consul in Liverpool. Red brick, roughly square in plan, but rising to a higher octagonal centre under a pyramid roof. Scandinavian features include stepped gables and the concave-sided lead-covered timber spireGlossary Term [2] over the entrance. Octagonal interior with pointed wooden vaultGlossary Term [3], now horizontally divided at galleryGlossary Term [4] level. The pastor's house, left, is integrated.

Last updated: Monday, 26th January 2009