St James Garlickhythe, Upper Thames Street, City of London: detail of the lantern surmounting the belfry
|Architect/Designer||Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/CHU/800 (ES4029)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Churches ; Belfries, bell towers ; Spires|
NOTES: This church, known as 'Wren's Lantern', suffered relatively minor damage during World War II, repairs to which were carried out in 1954. Such works led to the discovery of death-watch beetle in the roof timbers, and the Church was closed until 1963.
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