A NEW website devoted to exploring England's "extensive and rich
Christian heritage" has been launched.
The Discover Christian England website offers a county-by-county
guide "to English Christian sites covering all periods from Roman
times to the present day, embracing all traditions and
denominations", a statement from the website's developers said.
It continues: "By means of clear travel details, including
postcodes and Google maps . . . in many cases, the use of rotating
pictures, each of the almost three thousand sites is brought to
"Cathedrals, abbeys, priories, friaries, convents, settlements,
churches and chapels, places linked to prominent events in the
emerging Christian saga, sites associated with the lives of eminent
Christians, standing crosses, holy wells, tithe barns, and church
houses are covered - in fact, any surviving features that have
played a part in the English Christian story."
The website's developers hope that the website will "increase
the potential" for England's Christian heritage "to be a source of