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Dutch Church, Austin Friars, City of London
On the site of the remains of the church of the Austin Friars, which had been used by Dutch protestants from 1550. The church was destroyed in WW2 and rebuilt as a church and offices in 1950-54 to the designs of Arthur Bailey. There are several windows by Dutch artist Max Nauta who designed the windows at St Andrew, Roxbourne.
St Olave, Old Jewry, City of London (former)
St Olave, Hart Street, City of London
St Mary Somerset, Upper Thames Street, City of London
St Mary Abchurch, Abchurch Lane, City of London
St Giles Cripplegate, Barbican, City of London
St Bride, Fleet Street, City of London
Thanks to its “wedding cake” steeple one of the best known churches in the City. A Christopher Wren design,It dates from 1691-98, with the steeple added 1701-03. It was burnt out in 1941 and restored 1955-57 by Godfrey Allen. The crypt is also the home of an interesting museum about the city and the earlier history of the church.
St Augustine, Watling Street, City of London (former)
St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street
St Andrew Undershaft, Leadenhall Street, City of London
A medieval church that has undergone many restorations, the last being 1875-76 by Ewan Christian and A. Blomfield , 1883 (tower top) by T. Chatfield Clarke and 1992 after IRA bombing blew out much glass. In 2012 it was reordered with new flooring and westward rooms as it is now used as a meeting venue by the St Helen’s Bishopsgate organisation.