After Church Atlas

Welcome to the After Church Atlas, an online portal and resource for the study of church closure and transformation, supported in part by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Memorial University. Learn more. 

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Founded in 1286, flooding of the Mondego River led to the site's abandonment, in 1677. The site now houses an interpretive centre. Located near several Unesco World Heritage designated monasteries, Santa Clara-a-Velha receives daytrippers…

From the Il Diavolo Rosso website: Il Diavolo Rosso is a local and restaurant in Asti dedicated to live music and located in the seventeenth-century setting of the deconsecrated Church of San Michele. The name is a tribute to the cyclist Giovanni…

Excerpt from Priya Krisha's (2016) article entitled: From house of worship to house of sin: The history of Chelsea’s Limelight building The spiritual workout and "vibe dining": David Barton Gym, a brand known for its subversive marketing ("Look…

From the folks at the Stone Nest: The 19th century Norman Style Welsh Chapel was built in 1888 by James Cubitt. The Grade II listed former Presbyterian church is composed of a galleried central space with an umbrella dome, a large basement, and…