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St Lawrence Jewry - weather vane

St Lawrence Jewry St Lawrence Jewry - weather vane

The weather vane depicts a grid-iron, the instrument used for the torture which led to the martyrdom of St Lawrence. The shaft supporting the grid-iron is apparently part of the WW2 incendiary bomb which caused the church to be burnt out.

Site: St Lawrence Jewry (3 memorials)

EC2, Guildhall Yard, St Lawrence Jewry

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
St Lawrence Jewry - weather vane

Subjects commemorated Information

St Lawrence Jewry

St Lawrence Jewry is so called because the original twelfth century church st...

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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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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
St Lawrence Jewry - weather vane

Also at this site Information

St Lawrence Jewry - board

St Lawrence Jewry St Lawrence Jewry is so called because the original twelft...

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St Lawrence Jewry war memorial

{Inscribed on the main stone plaque:} 1914 - 1918 In memory of the officers...

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