St. Anne, Soho

This is one of the more esoteric views of London because it is nearly impossible to appreciate the façade, let alone, the interior of St. Anne, Soho, because it is protected from the street by very high curved fencing.   But passing it this evening, I noticed that someone was cleaning the churchyard of rubbish and guessed – correctly – that the door from the street might be unlocked.   So, this is a view of the church tower, added in 1800 by Samuel Pepys Cockerell, the surveyor to the Bishop of London, to the body of a church said to have been designed in 1677 by either Talman or Wren:-


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