St Thomas's Parish Church was opened in 1825 having been built as one of a hundred churches funded by grants from the government and regarded as a thanksgiving for victory over Napoleon, hence the name "Waterloo" Churches. St. Thomas was built in the classical style and is now recognised as a building of National importance being Grade I Listed.
A look down the side of the graveyard showing the pollarded tree.
The classic view from St Thomas's Place
Previous posts of St Thomas's, Hillgate:
- 24-08-14 Outside St Thomas's
- 28-08-14 Hazardous Headstones
- 31-08-14 Inside St Thomas's
- 07-09-14 Stained glass
- 21-09-14 War Memorial tablet
A contribution to Inspired Sundays.