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St John, Scandrett Street, Wapping (former)

Built in 1756 and designed by Joel Johnson. Mostly destroyed in WW2 but the tower was reconstructed in 1964 with flats built on to it in a sympathetic style in the 1990s.

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St Patrick, Green Bank, Wapping (Roman Catholic)

Immediately behind the former anglican church of St John it is a large classical church of 1877-79 designed by F.W. Tasker.

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St George in the East, Wapping

The exterior is the shell of a Nicholas Hawksmoor church of 1714-29 but the interior was destroyed in the second world war bombing. A new church was built in the shell in 1960-64, designed by Ansell and Bailey.

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St Peter London Docks, Wapping Lane, Wapping.

Its origins are in a mission to the poor and the actual church lies behind the sisters’ and clergy houses. The church was designed by F.H. Pownall in 1865-66, with the west end, chapel and baptistry added 1884-1894 by Maurice B. Adams, this work was not completed until 1939. The whole building needed considerable reconstruction in 1948-50 after war damage. Off the south aisle there is a small Walsingham chapel with extensive wall painting.

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