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Limehouse, London - St Anne's

We visited this church on a gloomy day 28th December 2011. It is a handsome Nicholas Hawksmoor church.

As usual with London churches, it is surrounded by buildings, old and new, with building works going on all around. 12 more words


Nairn's Deptford: Surrealist Sandwich

Ian Nairn was a passionate and popular architectural critic from the ‘50s to the ‘70s. He championed urban oddness, quirkiness and surprise against the town-planning blandness which he dubbed ‘subtopia’. 1,216 more words


St Vedas-alias-Foster

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Christopher Wren

London's churches of the mind

Twentieth century British fiction features a good few fictional clergy of the established Church of England, and some (if fewer) accounts of religious life itself. Rather fewer again are the number of church buildings. 662 more words