Burnt-out shell of St Augustine's, Watling Street, City of London, with the tower of St Mary-le-Bow in the background

RIBApix ref no RIBA51927
Architect/DesignerWren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)
Artist/PhotographerDell & Wainwright
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1940
Image Date1940
ViewTopographical
StyleBaroque
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceDWN8577
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The church was completed by Wren in 1683. It was destroyed by bombing in 1941 but the tower was later restored and incorporated into the building for St Paul's Cathedral Choir School.

Subject tags

towns & cities, belfries, bell towers, churches, ruins, bomb sites