Tales of Things

Where everything has its memory

  1. You are here:
  2. Home (Things)
  3. >
  4. Thing - Shoredi...

Shoreditch Church

 

Creator: Smithee on 29 Apr 2010, 4:06 p.m.

St Leonard's, Shoreditch is the ancient parish church of Shoreditch, often known simply as Shoreditch Church. It is located at the intersection of Shoreditch High Street with Hackney Road, within the London Borough of Hackney. The current building dates from about 1740. The church is mentioned in the line "When I grow rich, say the bells of Shoreditch" from the nursery rhyme Oranges and Lemons[1] and is noted as being the resting place of many actors from the Tudor period.

Tales