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St. Leonard's Church

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Identification

St. Leonard's Church
Shoreditch Church
210461

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]

Usages

church

Facts

  • It is believed that a church has stood here since Saxon times, though there is no firm proof of a church existing here until around 1140.
  • The bells of St. Leonard's are the 'Bells of Shoreditch', as mentioned in the nursery rhyme 'Oranges & Lemons'.
  • The church has a Roman-style doric portico whilst the steeple features an obelisk top.
  • The church is Grade I Listed.

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Location

Shoreditch High Street
Shoreditch High Street
E1
Hackney
London
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

191.93 ft
191.93 ft
1736
1740

Involved Companies

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
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