St George-in-the-East

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St George-in-the-East information

London , United Kingdom
Address
Street 16 Canon St Rd
Extras E1
More information
www.stgite.org.uk
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This church was erected by Nicholas Hawksmoor in 1729 and badly damaged in the Blitz of WWII. All that now remains is a shell enclosing a smaller modern core. It was closed for a time in the 1850s when the vicar introduced what was considered ‘Romish’ (Roman Catholic) liturgy.