We love all things Hawksmoor, his churches are national treasures and none more so than the spectacular Christ Church in London's Spitalfields. Standing at 62m this imposing building dominates the local area. With fantastic geometry one can't help but marvel at this wonderful structure - to us it shouts "London".
Christ Church was completed in 1729, it was one of 50 new churches commissioned by Parliament to provide places of worship to rapidly expanding areas of the city. Hawksmoor's budget was £7,000 however the project went wildly over budget and ended up costing £40,000. Despite being well loved the church fell into disrepair and came close to being demolished in the 1950's. Thankfully the "Hawksmoor Committee" formed and save it.
Our model is of the front facade including central spire. It comes complete with a glass dome.
Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and look fabulous on a desk, shelf or wall.
Address: Commercial St, London, E1 6LY, England
Limited issue: 30 pieces only
|MATERIAL||Plaster, metal etching, glass dome|
|DIMENSIONS||28in high, 14in wide, 14in deep & 37.5lb approximately.||TAGS||A model of London's finest architectural site.|
|Ze from Jersey City|
July 06 2020
Love the models. Also Gavin has been really patient and helpful with all my questions.
|Candice from West Coast, USA|
June 15 2020
The piece looks amazing and I am looking forward to ordering more to start a collection.
|Dan from South West England|
June 14 2020
All received thanks - v pleased with it
|Marie from London|
June 03 2020
I'm delighted with my model; it's more substantial than I expected & I love the white-ness & the green contrast of the window bars...Many thanks, I am well pleased with my model. (Also the packing, recyclable, thanks)
|Bob Mills from London|
February 01 2020
Battersea Power Station was a gift from my wife, I grew up in the shadow of this building, this piece means so much to me and my family and is an instant heirloom to be passed on.
|Simon from Lewes|
January 29 2020
The Temple is really stunning and beautifully made.
|M from Florida|
January 25 2020
Fallingwater and Farnsworth House arrived today . They are perfect . Your shop has remarkable artists and craftsmen . Thanks again for these and past treasures.
|DCJ from Massachusetts |
December 26 2019
I am throughly delighted with the Chicago Cityscape model I received as a Holiday present. This is the perfect gift for lovers of architecture, history, maps and urban design. Thank you!
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