How did the Arts and Crafts churches come to be built?

An artistically minded patron, such as George Howard, future ninth Earl of Carlisle, at Brampton

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Architects and designers like W R Lethaby believed it was important for the designer to be involved in the construction process, and have an understanding of the materials used.

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Randall Wells worked as both designer and hands-on mason on the construction of St Andrew's church Roker