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St Barnabas, Homerton High Street

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By Arthur Ashpitel 1845-1847, with the north aisle added in 1851. After WW2 damage, in 1944, it was rebuilt by William C. Lock with the chancel converted to ancillary rooms and reopened in 1958. The large paintings by Alfred Soord came from St Andrew, Bethnal Green, as were other furnishings now replaced. The WW1 memorial is carved into a nave pillar rather than a wall memorial. A full-height creche has been inserted into the southwest corner, but there are now plans to re-order the west end with a mezzanine and community facilities. 


  1. Jean Emmerton was Riley says:

    Beautiful little Church my Husband and myself were married here 9th January 1965. We recently celebrated our 50th Wedding Anniversary.

  2. Jean Emmerton was Riley says:

    Have to visit ast Barnabas Church again. We now live in Australia. Hope we will not be disappointed.

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