St Mary the Virgin Church, Brighton

St Mary the Virgin Church, Brighton

St Mary the Virgin Church is an Anglican church in the Kemptown area of Brighton, in the English city of Brighton and Hove. The present building dates from the late 1870s and replaced a church of the same name which suddenly collapsed while being renovated. The Gothic-style red-brick building, whose style resembles Early English revival and French Gothic revival, is now a Grade II listed building, and remains in use despite threats of closure.

The original St Mary the Virgin Church was one of four chapels built in the 1820s. Barnard Gregory had obtained an Act in 1825 to allow him to build St Margaret's Church in Cannon Place in central Brighton. In 1873, St Mary the Virgin became a parish church for the first time when Brighton's parishes and ecclesiastical districts were reorganized. St Mary the Virgin's parish was extended in 1948 when the nearby St James's Church closed, and when it was demolished in 1975 some memorials and fixtures were moved.
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Sight Name: St Mary the Virgin Church
Sight Location: Brighton, England (See walking tours in Brighton)
Sight Type: Religious
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