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Church of St George in the East

These are two interesting churches....one new one built within the walls of the other. The original... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
Barry S
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
Take time to look inside

Build in the structure of the partially destroyed, Hawksmoor church seems at first a smaller... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
RoddyPayne
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Church of St George in the East”
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

These are two interesting churches....one new one built within the walls of the other. The original church was destroyed by an incendiary bomb in April 1941 during the Blitz. The original church was designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor. From the outside the church is interesting (striking?)...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

Build in the structure of the partially destroyed, Hawksmoor church seems at first a smaller, modern poor replacement. However, go inside and get a sense of a wonderful community church working hard to uplift the spiritual and material conditions of the local community. Spend time...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

Few people know about Nicholas Hawksmoor's St. George-in-the-East church. It's a really splendid piece of work, however and worth making a trip to see, even if it isn't as impressive as his Christ Church Spitalfields masterpiece. The first thing you notice is the steeple, which...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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