I was told yesterday about the conversion of St. Mark’s, North Audley Street into a food market, so, as I was passing, stopped to look. It’s slightly surreal: a combination of high Anglican fittings – they were added by Arthur Blomfield in 1878 – with food stalls.
This is the Greek Revival exterior, designed by John Peter Gandy, a pupil of Wyatt who travelled to Greece with Sir William Gell in 1811, publishing The Unedited Antiquities of Attica in 1817 and a further volume, Pompeiana, in the same year:-
This is the ornate interior:-
And these are the food stalls:-