ABSTRACT

The previous chapter aimed to give a brief narrative of the liturgical movement in British Roman Catholic church architecture through a small number of protagonists, examining people and buildings that were unusually advanced in their thinking and inuential on later developments. This chapter considers the more typical experiences of church architects and clergy in Britain during this time of change, looking at the transformations that took place in the liturgy from the 1950s until the 1970s, the inuence of NCRG debates on architects, and their eects on parish church architecture.