It was common to copy church designs at the time, usually from other nearby examples.
The church design is based on a pattern in an 1833 builder's guide.
He was involved in plans for three churches and published a book on church design.
It was however in the field of church design that he was best known.
His lectures on church design seem to have been introduced in 1723.
There were 50 windows of varying sizes incorporated into the church design.
Brown had already been doing church design before they teamed up.
From his experiences there and at Europe's great cathedrals, he has derived three principles of church design.
The present sanctuary reflects the beginnings of historic Christian church design.
St Mary's is the most impressive of his wooden church designs.