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The church that Hawksmoor built.

By JeffHubbardPhotography
Christchurch, Spitalfields. Finished in 1739, All of Jack the Ripper's victims were killed within 400 yards of here.

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Voters: newbe2, mike9005, dudler and 2 more


dudler Plus
16 927 1517 England
2 Aug 2019 7:10AM
I didn't know the Ripepr statistic....

I found the church after reading Peter Ackroyd's book based round two murder stories and seven churches, six of which are real, and designed by Hawksmoor. I spent a frustrating weekend, back in the Eighties, trying to visit them all - most were not open.

I'm delighted that Christchurch is now open, at least to some extent...

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