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Revivalist Style Churches of 19th Century in Ambala Cantonment: An Insight to Holy Redeemer Church

The British Raj in India led to different types of developments in various parts of the country owing to their physical, social and cultural needs. The Cantonments were one such significant development under British rule in 19th century. Out of the different typology of buildings made by the British settlers in cantonments, the most popular and most ornate structures are the Churches found across the country. In particular the churches built in the 19th century exhibit more or less similar architectural character and style as the whole world was experiencing the Revivalist Gothic style….


Harveen BhandariChitkara School of Planning and Architecture, Chitkara University-Punjab


Cantonments, Church Architecture, Gothic Revivalist style, Redeemer Group



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