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Review: 'Nicholas Hawksmoor, His Churches' by Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair’s psychogeographic poem-essay on the churches of eighteenth century architect Nicholas Hawksmoor is a well-researched rambling, like a map drawn by a madman, a dot-to-dot that spans time, space, religion and reason. 690 more words


Nicholas Hawksmoor’s London Churches

Christopher Wren’s brilliant pupil and later successor Nicholas Hawksmoor built a number of equally impressive, yet individually distinct, churches in London in the early eighteenth century, namely, St Alfege Greenwich (1712–14), Christ Church Spitalfields (1714–29), St George-in-the-East (1714–29), St Anne Limehouse (1714–30), St Mary Woolnoth (1716–24) and St George Bloomsbury (1716–31).  304 more words

London History

St Mary Woolnoth

I finally managed to complete my collection of Nicholas Hawksmoor’s London churches this week. During a business trip down to the Smoke when I was staying overnight near Blackfriars, as it was a pleasant evening I went out for a stroll and ended up wandering over past St Paul’s and towards Bank Underground station. 197 more words


Christ Church, Spitalfields

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written by Sarah Nurgat

I think it’s fair to say that my pictures do no justice to the grandeur of this church. 432 more words


St. Anne's Church, Limehouse, London

St. Anne’s , Limehouse was designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor the assistant of Sir Christopher Wren’s.


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Michael Colman

Neoclassical Architecture and the Civil War at Oxford

This vacation back home in Oxfordshire I’ve had the privilege of working at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. In the college’s boundary wall there is an old wooden door rejoicing in the grand name of ‘King Charles Gate’, which links it with its larger neighbour, Christ Church. 1,634 more words