The Churches of Britain and Ireland
Bloomsbury and St. Giles, Greater London
Bloomsbury and St. Giles on Wikipedia.
Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church on Shaftesbury Avenue was the first Baptist Church in London (though not the first congregation), and dates from 1848. TQ 3008 8139. © Martin Richter (2015). Link, and see the history page, from which we learn that the church formerly had two spires, presumably on top of the two towers on the frontage, which were taken down in 1951.
Christ the King (Catholic Apostolic Church), on Gordon Square. TQ 2972 8216. © Alan Taylor. Another view, © Chris Kippin (2019). Link (many interior photos).
St. George stands between the A40 and Little Russell Street, at TQ 3021 8153. It southern aspect was seen by Streetview in 2021, and the northern, from Little Russell Street, in 2012. Its spire was photographed in 1959, © Christopher Skottowe. Link. Grade I listed.
St. Giles in the Fields. TQ 2996 8126. © Mark Summers. Link.
St Pancras Church, on Euston Road and Upper Woburn Place. TQ 2982 8258. © Bill McKenzie. Another view, and an interior view, both © John Balaam (2008). Link.
Soho Baptist Chapel on Shaftesbury Avenue and Mercer Street. TQ 3002 8114. © Mark Summers. Link.
04 March 2023
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