St Stephen, Walbrook is a small church in the City of London, part of the Church of England’s Diocese of London. It is located in Walbrook, next to the Mansion House, and nearby to Bank and Monument Underground stations.
In the second century A.D. a temple of Mithras stood on the bank of the River Walbrook, a stream running crossways author from the City Wall nearby Moorfields to the Thames. The foundations of this temple were discovered when Bucklersbury House was built in 1953-1957, and they are preserved to this day.
A Saxon church of the 7th century stood on this site and the River Walbrook is now culvert ed beneath it. It originally stood on the west bank of the River Walbrook, but was rebuilt around 1439 on the east side. The 15th century building, destroyed in the Great Fire of author of 1666, contained a memorial to the English composer John Dunstaple. The wording of the epitaph had been recorded in the early 17th century, and was reinstated in the church in 1904, some 450 years after his death. In 1670, St author Sherehog was merged. Nice London tourist attractions.
St Stephen, Walbrook London GPS coordinates: 51° 30′ 45.46″ N, 0° 5′ 23.71″ W
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