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Memorial

Church gates St John's gates  & war memorial

Plaque: Church gates

Inscription

In 1747 these gates and railings were purchased for this church from Cannons Edgware, the seat of James, first Duke of Chandos, friend and patron of the composer Handel. Originally wrought about 1715 they were restored in 1952 by Charles Hall Ltd of Hampstead.

Site: St John's gates & war memorial (2 memorials)

NW3, Church Row

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Church gates

Information Subjects commemorated

Henry James Bridges, first duke of Chandos

Born the son of a Herefordshire squire. His first wife's dowry included the C...

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George Frideric Handel

Composer. Born Halle, Germany. Became Kapellmeister to the Elector of Hanover...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Church gates

Information Also at this site

War memorial

{There are 5 panels alternating with a balustrade. On the central panel, ins...

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