Plaque

St Clement Danes

Erection date: 19/10/1958

Inscription

St. Clement Danes
Built by the Danish community in the ninth century and rebuilt by William the Conqueror. Built again by Sir Christopher Wren in 1681, the steeple added by James Gibbs in 1719. Gutted by German incendiary bombs leaving only the damaged walls and steeple 10 May 1941. Adopted in 1956 by the Royal Air Force. Restored by Antony Lloyd and reconsecrated in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 19 October 1958 as the Central Church of the Royal Air Force.

Site: Johnson, Reader & others (4 memorials)

WC2, Fleet Street

This small area contain 4 memorials: a statue, a bench a well and a large plaque.

Credit for this entry to: Bob Baker

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St Clement Danes

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World War 2

Sorry, we've done no research on WW2, it's just too big a subject. But do vis...

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James Gibbs

Architect, pupil of Wren. Born Aberdeen. Died at home in Henrietta Street. ...

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Antony Lloyd

Married the daughter of the architect, William Curtis Green, who in the 1930s...

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William the Conqueror

England's first Norman king. Originally known as William the Bastard. Invaded...

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Sir Christopher Wren

Born East Knoyle, Wiltshire, died London.  Designer of 54 London churches, o...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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Queen Elizabeth II

Born 17 Bruton Street, to the Duke and Duchess of York. For information on wh...

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Johnson statue

Johnson statue

This bronze statue is placed close to St Clement Dane's church, the one that ...

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Ralph Reader

Ralph Reader

{Plaque on the horizontal surface of the stone bench:} In memory of Squadron...

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St Clement Danes well

St Clement Danes well

The well underneath 191 feet deep & containing L 50 of water was sunk &a...

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