Originally founded in 675 as part of an abbey, All Hallows by the Tower was constructed over the ruins of a Roman building. Its proximity to the Tower of London has given it many royal and historic associations over the centuries.

Facts & Stats on All Hallows by Tower

Names
All Hallows by the Tower
All Hallows by Tower
All Hallows-by-the-Tower
IDs
319068 Go Historic
1064671 Grade I listed building
Address
Byward Street
London, England
EC3R 5BJ
National Grid Reference
TQ 33385 80687

Listed Building Description of All Hallows by Tower

GREAT TOWER STREET EC3 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of All Hallows, Barking by the Tower TQ 3380 NW 17/474 4.1.50.

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2. Saxon and medieval building with brick tower of 1658 to 9. Burnt in World War II. Arcades, centre of east end, roof and steeple rebuilt to new design by Seeley and Paget. Old walls, largely refaced, are of squared rubble in C15 style. 2 storeyed north porch and vestry, late Cl9 or early C20 in ornamental gothic style. 3 storeyed, C20 south-west wing of brick and stone. Plain tower of red brick with wooden, modillion cornice and elaborate, copper covered steeple rising through circular balustrade of Portland stone. Crypt under south-east chapel. Some fittings from old church survive including canopied stone monument to Sir John Cooke, 1477, and a number of medieval brasses...

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