Petit’s Tours of Old Staffordshire

The first book on Petit, focusing especially on his art from Staffordshire and in the form of tours that anyone can follow, came out in March 2019. Below is the flyer for it. The book can be ordered direct from or from us directly, or found at numerous bookshops across Staffordshire and St Peter’s giftshop in Wolverhampton. Cost £14 plus p&p

  • Reviews of the book (all favourable) have been published by:
    • The British Art Journal
    • The Historian
    • The Black Countryman
    • Select (a Wolverhampton magazine)
    • Ancient Monument Society Newsletter
    • Staffordshire Newspapers covering Stafford, Stone, Stoke, Uttoxeter, Leek, Lichfield, and Asbourne (Derbyshire)

Other Recent Publications

About St Philip’s Caerdeon:

British Listed Buildings about St Philip’s Caerdeon, see

Friends of Friendless Churches news: see:

Academic Articles:

1. The November 2017 (volume 18, no2) article in the British Art Journal ( is the first serious overview of his artistic achievements and illustrates how his style developed over his career.  

2. Ecclesiology Today, journal of the Ecclesiological Society ( recently published an article in their July 2018 vol 55-56 issue. This assesses his contribution to architectural thought and especially his emphasis on preservation, originality, and beauty

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