The Little Church on the Walls: Fifteen Hundred Years of History (St Augustine's Church, Derry-Londonderry)

The Little Church on the Walls Fifteen Hundred Years of History St Augustine s Church Derry Londonderry The wonderful history of the Little Church on the Walls is synonymous with the genesis of the city of Doire Derry Londonderry on two distinct occasions at the original foundation of the city by Columb

  • Title: The Little Church on the Walls: Fifteen Hundred Years of History (St Augustine's Church, Derry-Londonderry)
  • Author: Hazel Philson Tim Webster Jenni Doherty
  • ISBN: 1906271763
  • Page: 434
  • Format: Pamphlet
  • The wonderful history of the Little Church on the Walls is synonymous with the genesis of the city of Doire Derry Londonderry on two distinct occasions at the original foundation of the city by Columba in 546 and at its re emergence from the ashes of the ruined medieval city, to become Docwra s first church of the Plantation in 1603 The present church of St Augustine wasThe wonderful history of the Little Church on the Walls is synonymous with the genesis of the city of Doire Derry Londonderry on two distinct occasions at the original foundation of the city by Columba in 546 and at its re emergence from the ashes of the ruined medieval city, to become Docwra s first church of the Plantation in 1603 The present church of St Augustine was re modelled in 1872 and dedicated by Bishop William Alexander, husband of the famous hymn writer Frances Cecil Alexander The church nestles serenely on the Grand Parade of the Walls of Derry and is acknowledged as the oldest Christian site in the city, stretching back to the sixth century The story of the Little Church is implicitly related to all other sites of historic interest both within and without the old Walled City, including the Walls, St Columb s Cathedral, St Brecan s Church, Long Tower Church, the Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall, First Derry Presbyterian Church, the Bishop s Palace, Enagh Church and Grianan of Aileach The cultural histories of these sites of heritage interweave and wend across fifteen hundred years of history, the Little Church on the Walls playing a unique role in all of these fascinating stories Throughout the centuries, it has remained a most sacred and religious site, often in the face of great turmoil.An oasis of peace in the midst of a busy city, it is foremost a place of spirituality, sanctity and pilgrimage The unique charm and grace of the church has been described as the jewel in the crown of our city s cultural and social heritage But history hangs heavy around the graveyard, the bricks and timber of the Little Church on the Walls This is its story.

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