This church has had quite the tumultuous history since it was founded late in the 11th century, collapsing three times, getting destroyed by the Great Fire of 1666, and destroyed yet again in 1941 by German bombing, but persistence is key, and the beautiful church you see today represents just that. After its latest destruction it was rebuilt over the next twenty years to look the same as it had for the past 300 years, and if anything is just a new and improved model of its old self. It is considered the second most important church of London after St. Paul’s, and for those interested in history and architecture, St. Mary-Le-Bow is definitely something to see while in London.
With a no-frills setting, this convivial Waterloo scene is a real treat. With hearty yet refined... Read more