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St Stephen Walbrook, London

Historical Description

St. Stephen Walbrook, a parish in the City of London.

Church Records, in conjunction with the London Metropolitan Archives, have digitised the registers for St Stephen Walbrook


The church of St Stephen stands close behind the Mansion House; was built by Wren at a cost of £7652, and is said to have been considered by him his masterpiece; has a plain exterior but a very fine interior; is a parallelogram, 87 feet long and 64 wide, divided by two rows of Corinthian columns, with a dome rising from the centre, and surmounted by a lantern; contains West's "Stoning of Stephen," and the grave and monument of Sir John Vanbrugh; and had Pendleton, the turncoat vicar of Bray, as rector.

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of London, 1568 is available to browse from the Heraldry page.