St John's Gardens, Tower Hamlets (also known as St John's Churchyard)9045

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Two chest tombs remain in the garden, with headstones set against the west wall.

History

St John the Evangelist was built as a chapel of ease to St Dunstan's parish church of Stepney in 1617, and became the parish church of Wapping in 1694. The church was destroyed apart from its tower in WWII and the the former churchyard is now a small public garden.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

London Overground: Wapping. Bus: D3
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust