Saint Dunstan’s Templar Church – Stepney Green

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This Templar church is a hidden treasure of history in Tower Hamlets, East London.

The only Anglo-Saxon rood cross in London is kept inside, a stone panel depicting the crucifixion.

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There are also stain-glass windows depicting an “Aryan” looking Christ by Hugh Easton and some great gargoyles and grotesques on this church of the Merchant Navy and all sailors of the British Empire.

From Saxon to Norman to the Knights Templars and the Kights Hospitallers – it’s had an interesting history for a small church.

Certainly one of the most interesting and culturally valuable buildings in the borough of Tower Hamlets and well worth a visit by locals and tourists alike. Just a pity that the area now is more like Islamabad than London!

 

The Knights Templar Order
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