The Church of Our Lord

The Church of Our Lord (HM1DTH)

Location: Victoria, BC V8W 1B1 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 25.23', W 123° 21.86'

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This picturesque building is one of the finest expressions in wood of the Gothic Revival style in Canada. It was constructed in 1875 for the Reformed Episcopal church in Victoria by the Reverend Edward Cridge. Architect John Teague enhanced the building's Gothic character by exploiting the advantages of board-and-batten siding to reinforce the vertical thrust of its pointed roof, pinnacles and spire. Inside, a Gothic hammer beam ceiling spans the broad open space to provide an unbroken view of the apse and pulpit.

Cette ?glise pittoresque est l'un des plus beaux exemples en bois du style n?o-gothique au Canada. ?rig?e en 1875, elle abrita l'?glise ?piscopale r?form?e qui a ?t? ?tablie ? Victoria par le pasteur Edward Cridge. L'architecte John Teague a mis en valeur son caract?re gothique en utilisant un lambris vertical ? couvre-joints qui accentue la verticalit? du toit ? pignon, des pinacles et de la fl?che. A l'int?rieur, le plafond ? blochets coiffe une grande surface ouverte, qui permet une vue bien d?gag?e de l'abside et de la chaire.
Year Placed1998
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 1:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 473043 N 5363102
Decimal Degrees48.42050000, -123.36433333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.23', W 123° 21.86'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 13.80" N, 123° 21' 51.60" W
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Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 626 Blanshard St, Victoria BC V8W 1B1, CA
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