New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
UK >

Faculty for extension refused on aesthetic grounds

by Shiranikha Herbert, Legal Correspondent

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 @ 03:19

THE size and appearance of a two-storey extension to a church would damage the church both aesthetically and architecturally, and any necessity for the extension was insufficient to justify that, Chancellor Mark Blackett-Ord ruled in the Consistory Court of Leicester diocese. He refused to grant a faculty for building works to All Saints', Cossington, a Grade II* church said to be of 12th-century origin.

The petition, brought by the Rector and churchwardens, sought permission for ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Priest in Charge & Deanery Ministry Development Officer

South West

Diocese of Exeter Priest in Charge for the North Creedy East MissionCommunity and Deanery Ministry Development Officer We need a Priest with vision to lead our mission to 8 rural parishes in a bea...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Health: Blessed, but not with a child

Health: Blessed, but not with a child

Is the Church a welcoming space for those who face infertility and childlessness, asks Rachel Giles  Read More

Question of the week
Should Britain open its borders to migrants from Africa?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

Overturning the vested interest

It was Keir Hardie's Christianity that inspired his politics, and his contribution to the Labour movement, says Gordon Brown  Read More

Sun 3 May 15 @ 19:59
"Reckless valour in a good cause" - Gallipoli remembered, 100 years on http://t.co/Mb3qY2QFxI http://t.co/SSB5ydGbd2

Sun 3 May 15 @ 16:54
Consultation on Ukraine condemns the spread of pro-Russian separtist ideology http://t.co/VMnuUwBH8x http://t.co/3ohzR2Vbb8