St John the Baptist (Old Church), Margate, Kent: sketch of the pulpit

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RIBApix ref no RIBA83540
Artist/PhotographerRichardson, Charles James (1806-1871)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1700
Image Date1837
Library ReferenceSKB246/3 f.8
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing comes from a sketchbook recording visits to east Kent between 1829 and 1837. In the Georgian period, when visitors began coming to Margate as a fashionable resort, the dilapidated Norman church of St John the Baptist was developed with galleries, box pews and a triple-decker pulpit. Much of this was swept away with the restoration of 1872-1875 by Ewan Christian.

Subject tags

churches, decorative woodwork, church fittings