St George’s, Bloomsbury

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St George’s, Bloomsbury information

London , England
Bloomsbury Way
Getting there
Tube: Holborn, Tottenham Court Rd
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Opening hours
9.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 10.30am-12.30pm Sun
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This superbly restored church designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor (1731) is distinguished by its classical portico of Corinthian capitals and a steeple that was inspired by the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus and can be seen in William Hogarth's satirical painting Gin Lane . The statue at the top is of King George I in Roman dress.