Grade I listed Catholic Church Welcomes Visitors in 2017
Thursday, 29th December 2016
St Charles Borromeo, the oldest post-reformation church in Hull, is currently completing the first phase of a major restoration. The church has published a booklet about its history and is offering guided tours to groups. Work will continue on a second phase, restoring the elaborate baroque decorations added to the interior in the 1890s.
For more information see the weblink on the right.
The Roman Catholic Church of St Charles Borremeo was designed by John Earle junior and built 1828-9, with substantial enlargements in 1835. The classical interior was greatly enriched by an overlay of baroque style decoration in the 1890s. The church was listed Grade I in 2015 and has undergone extensive restoration. The Church is open daily for mass. Guided ... (read more...)