TQ3480 : St. George-in-the-East

taken 4 years ago, near to Stepney, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

St. George-in-the-East
St. George-in-the-East
A moody picture of the Nicholas Hawksmoor church on a damp winter's day in Wapping. In one of the most densely-populated and ever-changing areas of East London, this church, which dates from the early 18th century, survived the wartime bombing by Germany - but only just. The interior was rebuilt after being completely destroyed. Hawksmoor was a pupil in the office of Sir Christopher Wren and his East End churches are considered classics of the period.
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TQ3480, 623 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre  Burial ground, Crematorium  Air, Sky, Weather 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3471 8079 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5993N 0:3.6139W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3478 8087
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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