We are very fortunate to have some lovely churches within a few miles of us, and this evening was a chance to pop along to one just up the road in Ramsdell.
Christ Church was built by John Colson in 1867, with the tower (including clock and bell) added in 1876.
Colson was born in Southampton in 1820 and worked in Winchester
from 1845 until his death there in 1895. His practice was mainly
concerned with the design and restoration of churches, parish schools
and parsonage houses and he is thought to have built 20 churches, and was also,
for nearly 40 years, architectural surveyor to the Dean and Chapter of
As usual these images are multi-bracketed exposure and focus stacks; and each explores a different look in post processing. Please let me know which one 'works for you'?