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John Middleton – Victorian Provincial Architect

ISBN 978-953-99762-5-3  (2008) Publisher: Accent d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia A few new copies of this book are still available at £15.00 each (plus postage and package). For more details please email … Continue reading

November 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Suffolk Lawn and Lypiatt Terrace, Cheltenham

Suffolk Lawn and Lypiatt Terrace, Cheltenham by Brian Torode (2007)   Perhaps one of the most socially important people in Cheltenham in the late eighteenth century was John de la … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

Some Cheltenham Buildings

SOME CHELTENHAM BUILDINGS Designed by John Middleton, William Hill Knight etc FOR COUNTY HISTORY DAY BY BRIAN TORODE St John’s Lodge St John’s Lodge is an impressive building, commanding a … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Photographs of St Stephen’s Tivoli

Photographs from the Collection of the Late Father Brian Torode ‘This Church was designed by John Middleton and built in stages: chancel 1873-4, transept 1876, tall nave with lean-to aisles … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remembrance Sunday 2011

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2011, Remembrance Sunday Strange isn’t it that today is named Remembrance Sunday, because for us, as Christians, every Sunday is remembrance Sunday – the day when … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remembrance Sunday 2010

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2010, Remembrance Sunday   I’m a bit of a hoarder and love to collect things that have special memories for me. My collection comprises all sorts … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remembrance Sunday 2009

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2009, Rememberance Sunday In nearly every town or village that one visits in the UK, one will find a memorial to the Fallen, those who have … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Anniversary of the Queen’s Accession 2012

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, Sunday June 10th 2012, Sunday after Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. I am sure many of you will remember from your history lessons at school, … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Tomb of King Edward II

A reflection upon the Tomb of King Edward II in the light of the Feast of Christ the King  Brian Torode, St. Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2013, the Feast of Christ … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brown Family – Carvers of the Caryatides

Please click on the following link to read a fascinating piece of detective work about the Caryatides of Cheltenham

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment