Tower of St John's Church, Wapping, London, with the Turk's Head public house on the left, seen from the churchyard

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RIBApix ref no RIBA116647
Architect/DesignerJohnson, Joel (1721-1799)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1756
Image Date1983
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC T 020183c
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
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. See RIBA116638 for a black and white version of this image.

Subject tags

churches, inns, public houses, clock towers