24 August 2017
The Church of England’s St Chad’s Church opened on 19 August 1792 and has recently celebrated its 225th birthday. The present building, designed by Scottish architect George Steuart (1730-1806), repaced the earlier 13th century chruch dedicated to St Chad.
St Chad’s is a Grade 1 listed building.
Additional trivia: Charles Darwin (1809-1882) was baptised in St Chad’s on November 15th 1809.