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St Marychurch Street

Postby kiwi » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:25 pm

St Mary's Church - St Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe.
In the church a memorial marks the final resting place of Christopher Jones, captain of the Mayflower, which took the Pilgrim Fathers to North America in 1620.
It is also the burial place of Prince Lee Boo of Palau, a Pacific Island prince.
The organ, built and installed by John Byfield in 1764, is a superb example of 18th century English organ building. Its tonal qualities have been retained to the present day, so that its sound is much as Handel (1685-1759) and his London contemporaries would have heard and appreciated.
St Mary's Church,St Mary Church St. Rotherhithe..jpg
St Mary's Church,St Mary Church St. Rotherhithe.
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The Parish Church of St. Mary's,Rotherhithe seen from the River Thames

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