St. George-in-the-East

St. George-in-the-East is the Hawksmoor church I know least well, set back as it is above the Highway, slightly more mannered and complex than St. Anne’s, Limehouse, less monumental than Christ Church, Spitalfields.

This is the west tower with its octagonal finials:

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This is the tower from the south, together with one of the elaborate ornamental stair turrets, which are pure play:

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These are views of the church from the east showing the circular Roman apse:

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And this is a view of the church from across the Highway:

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