Sunday 16 March 2014

205 - G. Somers Clarke and J.T.Micklethwaite, St Mary, Stretton, Staffs., 1895-97.

                     Designed in 1895 by George Somers Clarke (junior) 1841-1926, surveyor
                           to St Paul's Cathedral, and when he retired, carried out by his partner John
                           Thomas Micklethwaite, 1843-1906, surveyor to Westminster Abbey.
                     It cost £30,000 and and was built at the expense of John Gretton of the brewers
                            Bass, Ratcliffe and Gretton.
                     The church is on the corner of Church Road and Hillfield Lane, Stretton,
                            DE13 0HD, 2 miles north of the centre of Burton on Trent. 
                     For index of other churches in this location or by this architect see
                           posts 101 and 102, June 2013.
                     Click to enlarge the photos.

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