St. Mary's Church
: Banaras (Uttar Pradesh).
: Cantonment Church
: Louvred Doors
Constructed in the cantonment area of Varanasi, St Mary Church is amongst a small number of Christian pilgrimage spot on hindu land. St. Mary's Church has a low tower, spire and projecting poitico.
Instead of windows tile, church has louvred doors to the sides and hooded ventilation slots beneath the cornice. It is a look tourist spot in Varanasi. The two outer bays have blind door cases, enriched with blocked surrounds and Key stones in the manner of Gibbs.
The five central bays are played down, three with Simple louvered doors beneath plain cornices alternating with two bays, each with white plaster niches. Above each doorway is a rectangular fanlight, sheltered from the glare of the sun by a plain timber canopy - a
simple device which has a major architectural impact.