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St Georges Minster Also known as St George's Church and Doncaster Minster

 

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  • St George's Minster replaces an earlier church that burned down in 1853, a 12th century Norman Minster.
  • The building has been constructed in high Victorian Gothic Revival style by George Gilbert Scott and has the work of many of the lead designers from the time within.
  • Those names include the German organ builder Edmund Schulze and a clock by Augustus Pugin.
  • Of particular importance to the church authorities was the replacement of their previous organ, the second largest in England, which had been destroyed by fire.
  • Edmund Schulze & Son built an organ with an enormous 94 registers over through 5 manuals and 25 pedal stops making it the largest church organ in the country.

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Architect
George Gilbert Scott

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Reference No.
3629
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
09-08-2007
 

Building Location

Address
Church View, Doncaster. DN1 1RD
Council
Doncaster
County
South Yorkshire
Region
Yorkshire and Humber
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Proposal date
1853
Construction start date
1854
Completion date
1858
Style
Gothic Revival

Roof Height (AGL)
51.81

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Primary Use
Place of Worship


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