Broadstairs Church, Kent

Broadstairs, Bradstowe in antiquity, only had a chapel between 1601 and 1829. The Parish Church was at St. Peter’s which is now a separate entity on the inland edge of town.

The first parish church in Broadstairs town was began in 1829 and consecrated in 1850. A tower was added to the west end but it was removed after only a brief period of time when it became unsafe.

As the 19th Century went on the Oxford Movement created a revival in the Church of England and it became necessary for Holy Trinity Church to be enlarged. This was completed in 1925 and the church was re-dedicated by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

The church is rather plain looking and the missing tower is very noticeable giving the church an unfinished appearance.

Photo - Andrew J. Müller

Back to Cathedrals, Churches, Abbeys etc...

Back to Cathedrals, Churches, Abbeys etc... page

© Text copyright - Raving Loony Productions and Andrew J. Müller, Roy Barton
and Shaun Runham
© Photos and Artwork - Andrew J. Müller
© Web Design and Layout - Andrew J. Müller

Go to Home PagespaceGo to Andrew J. MullerspaceGo to Roy BartonspaceGo to Shaun RunhamspaceGo to Writing
Go to Castles of the UK and IrelandspaceGo to Castles of EuropespaceGo to Churches, Cathedrals, Abbeys etc.spaceGo to Travel PagesspaceGo to The Gallery