Externally, both the original building and Fellowes Prynne’s addition
are of red brick, but the two kinds of brick are each from a different
era, and in colour and texture do not match. The addition looks
incongruous with the Georgian original, being both out of proportion and
in a totally different style.
The postcard illustrated above right shows Fellowes Prynne's end of the
building, and is much kinder than my photo! Perhaps it was published to coincide
with the completion, as it was sent on 13 October 1906.
Inside, the sense of incongruity disappears somewhat, with the
proportions feeling much better balanced. There is a contrast between the
light, airiness of the original building and the warm, serious red brick
of the addition, which is effective in its way. There is a chancel wall
with no screen, and the usual high altar in a stepped sanctuary, with
dossal curtain behind.
There was a proposal for a complete rebuild, but this was never