The Twentieth Century Society

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C20 Churches

St Barnabas

Monument typeAnglican Church
Listing gradeNL


John Antony Lewis


Date begun1957
Date completed1958


Grove Road/Roman Road
Bethnal Green
E3 5TG

Local authorityTower Hamlets


DenominationChurch of England

Additional notes

Original church of 1865 built to designs by William Wigginton was badly damaged by bombing in WWII. The steeple was removed and church rebuilt retaining tower and north and south walls by architect John Anthony Lewis.

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