PUZZLE 1 - answers

Wren's City churches


Could you match the features with the correct church?

  St Andrews Holborn is the largest of Wren's parish churches
  St Andrews by the Wardrobe has stained glass made for Bulstrode Park House
  St Anne & St Agnes cost 2448 - 0s - 10d
  St Benet Paul's Wharf conducts services in Welsh
  St Brides Fleet Street has a spire which inspired a wedding cake
  St Clement Eastcheap has a font cover depicting a caged dove
  St Edmund King & Martyr had 3 other Wren churches added to its parish
  St James Garlickhythe had an unfortunate encounter with a crane
  St Lawrence Jewry has wrought iron gates presented by the Royal Marines
  St Magnus the Martyr has a circle of cherubs on the altar-piece
  St Margarets Lothbury has a carved marble font
  St Margaret Pattens is named after a kind of shoe
  St Martin Ludgate incorporates the City Wall
  St Mary Abchurch has a painted dome
  St Mary Aldermary has fan vaulting
  St Mary-at-Hill was gutted by fire in 1988
  St Mary-le-Bow has a popular Crypt cafe
  St Michael Cornhill has a tower by Hawksmoor
  St Michael Paternoster Royal has a window depicting Dick Whittington
  St Nicholas Cole Abbey has a spire surmounted by a gilded ship
  St Peter-upon-Cornhill has an organ on which Mendelssohn played
  St Stephen Walbrook has an altar by Henry Moore
  St Vedast alias Foster has a carved pulpit from All Hallows, Bread Street

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Most of the information came from the London Encylopaedia by Weinreb & Hibbert or
The Pitkin Guide to City of London Churches.
There is a City Churches website [
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