Building on Church History: The Church in London
The Diocese of London Lambeth Palace Library King's College London The Open University

Historical sources for a Statement of Significance

Material history

A Statement of Significance should include an historical assessment of the exterior and interior of the church and also of the church grounds. Your Statement might include information on the following:

  • The history of the church building.
  • The development of the exterior and interior over time.
  • The links with international, national, regional and local architectural and artistic movements.
  • The influence of theological and liturgical ideas on the design of the building and its furnishings.

In addition, you will be required to provide detailed information on individual phases in the development of the building and also of the interior contents.

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