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Architectural type
Facility

We will be launching the 2021 programme at 12pm on 11 August 2021

  • West end of Bow Church
  • Bow Church in 1896
  • The cat in the east window designed by H. Lewis Curtis. Arthur Broome, founder of the RSPCA, was Rector of Bow 1820-24.
  • Interior of Bow Church showing the Tudor chancel roof, CR Ashbee's choir stalls, 1900, and the east window by H. Lewis Curtis, 1951.
  • Memorial plaque for George Lansbury MP, member of Bow Church for over 40 years, unveiled by his granddaughter Dame Angela Lansbury in 2011
  • The medieval font, Bow Church, c.1410
  • Bow Church in 1809 showing it at the heart of the village.
  • Interior of St Mary's Bow 1912
  • The west end of the church was damaged by enemy action in 1941 during the Second World War
  • Conservation work on the church tower.
  • view inside from the porch
  • Interior view
  • view from the Chancel
  • War memorial chapel
  • Henshall monument - for all those interested in corkscrews!
  • The churchyard in Spring

Bow Church – St Mary

Unknown

place
230 Bow Road, E3 3AH
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Disabled access, Toilets

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: Bow Road, Bow Church, mile end
train
Nearest train: stratford, Stratford International
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Bus routes: 25, 8, D8, 425, 205, 276, 108, 488
Medieval village church, restored in late 19C and after bomb damage in WWII. 15C font and memorials from five centuries. Grade II* listed. Refurbished for 700th anniversary in 2011; the bell tower and cupola were restored in 2017-18.

Events

Saturday 4th September
Building open. Tours will be offered.
schedule Time: 11am to 4.30pm
group Capacity: 20
Sunday 5th September
Building open. Tours may be offered.
schedule Time: 12.30pm to 3.30pm
group Capacity: 20

Design

Original design
Unknown, 1311
Landscape design
Metropolitan Parks and Gardens Association, 1895
Refurbishment
C R Ashbee, 1900
Restoration
H S Goodhart-Rendel, 1945
Refurbishment
Richard Griffiths Architects, 2011
Restoration
Thomas Ford & Partners, 2017
Refurbishment
Matthew Lloyd Architects LLP, 2019
Type
Religious
Period
Medieval