Plaque

St Dunstan in the East

Erection date: 21/6/1971

Inscription

The church of St Dunstan in the East stood on this site from ancient times. Sir Christopher Wren rebuilt the Church after the Great Fire of 1666 and the only part of his design which survives is the tower. The remainder of the church was rebuilt in 1817 and destroyed by enemy action in 1941.
This garden was created by the Corporation of London and opened by the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor Sir Peter Studd Kt MA DSc on 21st June 1971.

Site: St Dunstan in the East (1 memorial)

EC3, St Dunstan's Hill

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St Dunstan in the East

A church was first built on the site in Saxon times. It was restored by St Du...

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Great Fire of London

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World War 2

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Sir Christopher Wren

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

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Corporation of the City of London

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Sir Peter Studd

Lord Mayor in 1971. Excelled at cricket in his youth. In 1967, while Studd ...

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