St Bride's, Fleet Street, City of London: the reconstructed barrel-vaulted nave

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RIBApix ref no RIBA48742
Architect/DesignerWren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1678
Image Date1959
Library ReferenceAP505/137
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This church was rebuilt after the Great Fire of London to designs by Christopher Wren in 1671-1678, while the steeple was added in 1701-1703. It was fire-bombed on the night of 29th December 1940 and the nave was completely destoyed. Reconstruction began in 1953 and the church was rededicated in 1957.

Subject tags

churches, interior decoration, restoration, statues, church fittings