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  • NameRowland Burdon
  • Activity/Titlearchitect
  • Sexmale
  • Nationality/DatesEnglish, born 1756, dead 1838
Biography[ 2001-05-02] (Castle Eden St James) [...]The original church of St. James was built by the monks of Durham about 1150, but the chancel alone was standing when Rowland Burdon esq. bought the property in 1750 from Sir W. Bromley, Speaker of the House of Commons; in 1764 he pulled down what remained of the ancient church and erected the present edifice on the same site: it is a building of stone, in the Early English style, enlarged and otherwise improved at various periods, and consists of chancel, nave, and a western tower with spire: there are monuments to Rowland Burdon esq. several years M.P. for the county of Durham, and the designer and builder of Sunderland bridge crossing the Wear; to John Maclean esq. and to Rowland Burdon esq. son of the above, and his wife. [...]
[ 2001-05-02] levandsår hämtade från d.o.
Gjutjärnsbro byggd 1793-96. Sunderland, England