Basic Site Details

Name: English Church
Town, district or village: Compiegne
City or county: Picardy
Country: France
Grid ref:
Notes: St Andrew's Church, at Compiegne, built by the liberality of an English lady for the use of the English residents at that town, was opened lately. The style of the building, which was designed by Mr. Thornton Shiells, of Edinburgh, is Early English, and accommodation is provided for nearly 200 persons. [Building News 12 June 1868 p402]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21867 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 21868 Opened 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1Robert Thornton ShiellsArchitect 18671868 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RSA1867   89, 167

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News12 June 1868  p402 - opening