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The late Victorian period was one of public health reform and the construction of new streets in the city.

The Owen Street Mosque moved into a building originally erected in 1901 at the City Street Mission.

It was in 1977 that the Chelsea Road Gurdwara was first established .

This building was acquired by Sikhs in 1978 to replace the city’s first Gudwara which had been originally 1958 at 8 St.

The Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Church Road, St. George, Bristol is in a building built in 1894-95 originally as the St.

Originally used as a girls’ church school until 1950 and then variously as a Conservative Club and veterinary supplies storage and distribution cen

The Arley Congregational church on Cheltenham Road in Bristol was founded in 1855 and taken over as a Polish Roman Catholic Church in 1968.

In Jacob's Well Road a small rock-cut chamber with two stone steps contains a wellhead.

St Mary Magdalene, Launceston, a splendid town church of the early 16th century.

Launceston Priory was established in the 12th century, and became one of the wealthiest in Cornwall.