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St James the Less, St James Avenue, Bethnal Green

The church was by Lewis Vulliamy in 1842 but reconstructed by J. Antony Lewis in 1960-61 within the side walls after war damage.

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St Barnabas, Grove Road, Bethnal Green

On a prominent corner site on the border of Bow and Bethnal Green. It was built in 1865 as a non conformist chapel but acquired by the Church of England in 1870. It was designed by William Wigginton. In the second world war it was  bombed out and rebuilt within the original walls in 1957 to the designs of J. Antony Lewis..

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Lithuanian Church of St Casimir, The Oval, Bethnal Green (Roman Catholic)

Part of a rather domestic looking complex just north of hackney Road. It dates from 1912 to the designs of Benedict Williamson.

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St Peter with St Thomas, St Peter’s Close, Bethnal Green

In the northern part of Bethnal Green, a church of 1840-41 by Lewis Vulliamy.

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St Bartholomew (former), Coventry Street, Bethnal Green

By William Railton and dating from 1843-44, it was converted to flats in the 1990s.

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Our Lady of the Assumption, Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green (Roman Catholic)

Behind the Museum of Childhood, a large church of 1911-12 by Edward Goldie.

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St John, Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green

Dating from 1826-28 and designed by Sir John Soane. Window tracery and much of the interior was remodelled following a fire by William Mundy in 1871. The chancel was added by Bodley in 1881. Striking station of the cross by Chris Gollon between 2000 and 2008.

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St Matthew, St Matthew’s Row, Bethnal Green

In a large open churchyard this church was originally of 1743-46 by George Dance the elder, it was remodelled in the 19th century but bombed out in 1940. It was rebuilt by J. Anthony Lewis in 1958-61. The exterior was restored to its original 18th century look, but a new interior with many contemporary art works was built within the walls.

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St James the Great (former), Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green

A large church by Edward Blore 1842-43 on Bethnal Green Road, converted into flats in 1990.

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