Cotham Church

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Cotham Church
Cotham Church.jpg
Cotham Church is located in Bristol
Cotham Church
Location within Bristol
General information
Architectural style Gothic Revival
Town or city Bristol
Country England
Coordinates 51°27′45″N 2°36′01″W / 51.4625°N 2.6002°W / 51.4625; -2.6002
Construction started 1842
Completed 1843
Design and construction
Architect William Butterfield

Cotham Church (grid reference ST584739) is in Cotham, Bristol, England.

It was originally built, in 1842–43 by William Butterfield in a Gothic Revival style, as Highbury Congregational chapel. It was Butterfield's first commission, obtained through his family connection with William Day Wills of W. D. & H. O. Wills the tobacco industrialists.

The apse, tower, south transept and school were added in 1863 by Edward William Godwin.

The large stone low in the enclosing wall along Cotham Road is part of Bewell's Cross, which marked the boundary of the city until the nineteenth century.

Since 1975 it has been an Anglican church.

It has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II* listed building.[1]


  1. ^ "Cotham Church". Images of England. Retrieved 2007-03-16. 

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