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

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

Subjects commemorated i

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

Also at this site i

St John's Hampstead - WW1 memorial

St John's Hampstead - WW1 memorial

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