Matfen – Holy Trinity

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    "....Matfen Hall...dates from the 1830s, the village is an estate village of the mid Nineteenth Century, and the Church is 1841-2, spire 1853-4 – Pevsner says it was “by Sir Edward Blackett for himself”. (He probably thought he was building to the glory of God). The church guidebook says he had discovered a Methodist chapel was being erected in the village! The church building was consecrated in 1844 and Matfen was constituted as a separate parish in 1846....."
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    Northern Vicar's Blog
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    Link: http://www.northernvicar.co.uk/2012/12/27/holy-trinity-matfen/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 1 month ago
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