St. Mary Woolnoth

We started a tour of City Churches with St. Mary Woolnoth, Hawksmoor’s taut, abstract composition which was nearly demolished when they built the Northern Line – the City and South London Railway – directly underneath.

We saw the twin church towers from the east:-

Strong Corinthian columns define cubic  authority of the interior space:-

Woodwork by John Meard:-

The memorial of John Newton, a slaver who was converted and became a prominent abolitionist:-

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