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Weʼre raising £7,000 to Repair the ceiling in St Philip parish Church Cosham

Location
Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire
Time left
25 days to go

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We have a beautiful parish church serving the Highbury Estate in Cosham - used for regular worship and with monthly services for a local school, occasionally for a local college. It was built by Sir Ninian Comper and his son Sebastian. It is in Jenkins' '1000 best churches' and frequently mention by Sir John Betjeman. December 2016 cracks appeared in the organ loft ceiling. Fortunately we put a tarpaulin over the organ as some of the ceiling came down - see photo. The organ is now professionally cocooned but more of the ceiling has come down. We have a deficit budget so applied for grants, one of which was successful but the other was not. This means we are struggling to find the funds. We are also concerned that the weakness created will spread so we need to have the repair done as quickly as possible. We have a quote from a professional restorer. If you want to donate every little helps. We can supply with you a gift aid envelope and an address for cheques too. In both cases you can contact us via our email

appeal@stphilipscosham.org.uk.

For more about us see our website www.stphilipscosham.org.uk

or our Facebook page www.facebook.com/stphilipscosham/

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    Page last updated on: 2/2/2018 9:50 AM

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 2, 2018

      Dear Wendy, best of luck and best wishes from John, Christopher, Andrew and Richard Nugee

    • Elizabeth Harper

      Elizabeth Harper

      Jan 20, 2018

      £10.00

    • Kerry Smith

      Kerry Smith

      Jan 18, 2018

      £10.00

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    Wendy Brady

    Wendy Brady

    Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire

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