St Peter's Churchyard, Bethnal Green (also known as St Peter with St Thomas Churchyard, Bethnal Green)7525

London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

The churchyard, closed to burial, was laid out as a public garden under the auspices of the Kyrle Society in 1883/84 and is surrounded by iron railings with hedging and has a number of mature plane trees.

History

St Peter's Church, built in 1840-41 and designed by Lewis Vulliamy, was originally the centre of a square of terraced houses, now surrounded by modern flats. The church building was considerably refurbished from 1905 onwards under the then vicar Revd W H Maynard.

Access & Directions

Directions

Tube: Bethnal Green (Central) then walk.
History

Period

  • Mid 19th Century
Associated People

Just one person associated to St Peter's Churchyard, Bethnal Green

Contact
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust

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