The parish church of St John the Evangelist faces Havering Village Green, and is built on the site of a 12th-century church of St Mary's, formerly one of the Palace chapels. The churchyard has a number of mature trees and is enclosed by a low wall. The oldest among the graves is that of Thomas Cheek (d.1688), Lieutenant of the Tower of London and owner of nearby Pyrgo Park.
Havering-Atte-Bower, once the location of the Palace of Havering used by royalty from pre-Norman Conquest until 1638, was one of three parishes within the Royal Manor and Liberty of Havering.
Visitor FacilitiesOpening is unrestricted.
- Access & Directions
Access Contact DetailsOpening is unrestricted.
DirectionsRail: Romford then bus. Bus: 375, 575
- Medieval (1066-1540)
- 12th Century
Church of England, Diocese of Chelmsford
London Parks and Gardens Trust