Tower of St John's Church, flanked by derelict houses, Scandrett Street, Wapping, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA116637
Architect/DesignerJohnson, Joel (1721-1799)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1756
Image Date1983
Library ReferenceMC S 020183
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Martin Charles / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Only the tower and the shell of this church, the former parish church of Wapping, survived the bombing during World War II. The tower with its Baroque style cupola was restored in 1964 by the London County Council. The rest of the church was converted into flats in the late 1990s.

Subject tags

houses, churches, inns, public houses, clock towers, dereliction