Decorations for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II facing the porch of the Church of St John the Baptist, Market Square, Cirencester

RIBApix ref no RIBA24108
Architect/DesignerHill, Oliver (1887-1968)
Artist/PhotographerWainwright, Herbert Lionel (1902-1976)
CountryUK: England
CityCirencester
Subject Date1953
Image Date1953
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 895 Hill / Wainwright 10896
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Perpendicular Gothic style church of St John the Baptist was completed in 1520. Elizabeth ascended the throne upon the death of her father, King George VI, on 6 February 1952 and was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953.

Subject tags

churches, entrances, sculpture, squares, fantastic architecture, coronation decorations, decorative plasterwork