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The situation was resolved, however, in 1852, when the Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, died. Nicholas Church, which at the time was under the curacy of Rev. Wagner therefore announced that he would start a fund to pay for the rebuilding of the church as a memorial to the Duke, and donated the first £1,000.There were historical links between the Duke and both Rev. Nicholas Church itself: as a child in the 1780s, he studied for a time at an academy in Nile Street (in what is now The Lanes in the city centre) run by Rev. Michell, to worship; and his sons were taught by Rev. Nearly £5,000 more was subsequently raised from public subscriptions and donations.As a Blue Badge Tour Guide, I can show you the famous sites and landmarks of Brighton but under her skirts there is a secret Brighton, one that you may otherwise miss and I am keen to share the unusual, surprising and amusing parts that make Brighton such a fascinating city.Having lived and worked in many countries I know that the best way to feel the pulse is to put on comfortable shoes and explore. I wanted to know the favourite haunts of actors and writers, poets and musicians.The architect Richard Cromwell Carpenter, associated with the architectural aspects of the Cambridge Movement and Tractarianism, was chosen to rebuild St Nicholas Church, after authorisation was granted on 15 April 1853 for demolition and reconstruction.The project was completed quite rapidly, given the size of the building, by Carpenter and the appointed building firm (Bushby's of Littlehampton): the church was reopened on 8 April 1854, about nine months after work started.
The Church of Saint Nicholas of Myra, usually known as St.
Although there is no certainty over where this church was located, it is possible that it stood on the site of the present-day St.
Nicholas church: although Bristelmestune was located some distance to the south immediately adjacent to the coast, the ground there was marshy and suffered from erosion, and was vulnerable to attacks from invaders.
The church, as originally constructed in the 14th century, consists of a substantial tower at the west end, a chancel and an aisled nave.
Early additions include a chantry, dating from the 15th century; these additional chapels were relatively common at that time.