MEET PUGIN AND ST. AUGUSTINE ….. by Deividas, St Ethelbert’s

MEET PUGIN AND ST. AUGUSTINE ….. by Deividas, St Ethelbert’s

St Augustine’s Church or the Shrine of St Augustine of Canterbury is a Roman Catholic church in RamsgateKent. It was the personal church of Augustus Pugin, the renowned nineteenth century architect, designer, and reformer.

The juniors at St. Ethelbert’s school walked to St. Augustine’s church and we go to walk around the church. The church was made in 1846.Some of the children exhausted of the walk because we had to walk 2 miles there and back. The church is 154 years old.

This is St. Augustine he got sent to England by Pope Gregory. They were in Rome and they had to travel a far way, it took them a couple of months to get to their destination

More about Pugin

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812–1852) was an English architect, designer, artist, and critic who is principally remembered for his pioneering role in the Gothic Revival style of architecture. His work culminated in designing the interior of the Palace of Westminster in Westminster, London, England and its iconic clock tower, later renamed the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the bell known as Big Ben. Pugin designed many churches in England and some in Ireland and Australia. He was the son of Auguste Pugin, and the father of Edward Welby and Peter Paul Pugin, who continued his architectural firm as Pugin & Pugin.

Pugin was the son of the French draughtsman Auguste Pugin, who had emigrated to England as a result of the French Revolution and had married Catherine Welby of the Welby family of Denton, Lincolnshire, England.

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