[Bell Historians] York St John

Richard Offen richard at ...
Sat Oct 15 13:20:45 BST 2005

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "David Bryant" 
<davidbryant at h...> wrote:
> "When I raised the issue of the Redundant Churches Uses Committee I 
had no idea when this church became redundant"
> In the article to which my first posting on this subject referred, 
it says:
> The original St John's Church became redundant in 1938 and was once 
threatened with demolition through road-widening. It was saved in the 
1950s by the York Civic Trust, then shortly afterwards became the 
headquarters of the York Institute of Architectural Study. It was 
last used as Britain's first arts centre before closing through lack 
of cash and structural shortcomings in August, 1999.
> David

Most interesting David, but, without wishing to labour the point too 
much, might I respectfully suggest that an apology to those on this 
List whom you offended by you outburst might have been more 
appropriate than an attempt as self-justification.



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