Tag : Richard Bridge

Patrick offered advice on the redecoration of the church
May 16th, 2011 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | 1 Comment

St James’s, Clerkenwell

St James’s, Clerkenwell traces its origins to a Benedictine nunnery that was founded in about 1100. At the Dissolution the site of the nunnery was granted to the Duke of Norfolk, but the nun’s church became the...

Dirty cherub at Christ Church, Spitalfields
Nov 16th, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

Christ Church, Spitalfields

Nicholas Hawksmoor’s famous baroque church had fallen into terrible disrepair and came within a whisker of demolition.  The Friends of Christ Church was formed in 1976, but it was 20 years before a Lottery grant...