Building    From 1150  To 1871

St Mary Somerset church

Categories: Religion

First recorded in the 12th century. Destroyed in the Great Fire it was rebuilt by Wren. The body was demolished in 1871 and only the tower remains.

2018: A 'screaming' keystone on this building was brought to our attention by City of London guide, Ian McDowell, posting at Londonist.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
St Mary Somerset church

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St Mary Somerset - Ewan Christian

The dates given on the plaque are about the time that the church ceased funct...

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St Mary Somerset - tower

What was in the air in the fifties that made plaque carvers so inventive with...

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St Mary Somerset - Weavers

Wikipedia explains: "According to John Stow, in 1370, the Brabant weaver comm...

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St Mary Somerset - Wren

The church and tower were redesigned and rebuilt under the direction of Sir C...

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Baptist Church House

Baptist Church House

Built in 1901-1903. by Arthur Keen, architect for the Baptist Union and restored in 1946. Now listed.

Building, Religion

1 memorial
First printed bible in English

First printed bible in English

James Nicholson, a printer residing at St Thomas' Hospital was granted a license by Henry VIII to print the New Testament in Latin and in English and it was printed in 1537.  However it's not clear...

Media, Journalism / Publishing, Religion

1 memorial
Reverend William Doveton Keith-Steele

Reverend William Doveton Keith-Steele

Vicar of St Judes in 1911. Wikipedia (in 2023) has "I can't find more information about the then vicar, although he had two young children, Katherine and Archibald at the time {of the plaque}. His ...

Person, Religion, Ceylon

1 memorial
Revd. W.  J. Bolton

Revd. W. J. Bolton

Born Bath.  His father was American and the family moved there in 1836.  He trained in art and became a designer and producer of stained glass windows.  He returned to England in 1845 and set up in...

Person, Religion

1 memorial
William Greenwood

William Greenwood

Lay brother at London Charterhouse. Taken to Newgate Prison, chained and left to starve to death.

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial