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Manchester, Holy Name of Jesus, Chorlton-on-Medlock

After the Reformation alternative forms of worship were at first suppressed, but by the later 17th century nonconformists were building their own chapels and meeting houses, while RomanGlossary Term Catholics who had not accepted Protestant reforms worshipped in private chapels until they were permitted to build their own churches after the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829.



The architecture of the Roman Empire, to which most of Britain belonged from 43 to c. 410 A.D. Our knowledge of Romano-British architecture depends mostly on archaeological reconstructions from foundations and fragments, though some notable fortifications and other military works survive above ground level in recognizable form.