Writer: Peter Howell

A. W. N. Pugin

A. W. N. Pugin

By Peter Howell

In 1846 Viscount Feilding (later 8th¬†Earl of Denbigh) married Louisa Pennant. She was the great-granddaughter of the topographer Thomas Pennant, and inherited his house, Downing Hall, in Flintshire. They decided to build a church to celebrate their marriage. The architect was Thomas Henry Wyatt (who also added to Downing). Building… Read More