St Georges Hanover Square, London

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St George's, Hanover Square, is an Anglican church in the City of Westminster, central London, built in the early eighteenth century. The land on which the church stands was donated by General William Steuart, who laid the first stone in 1721. The church was designed by John James and was constructed under a project to build fifty new churches around London (the Queen Anne Churches). It is situated in Hanover Square, near Oxford Circus, in what is now the City of Westminster. Owing to its Mayfair location, it has frequently been the venue for high society weddings.
A civil parish of St George Hanover Square, and an ecclesiastical parish, were created in 1724 from part of the ancient parish of St Martin in the Fields. The boundaries of the ecclesiastical parish were adjusted in 1830, 1835 and 1865 when other parishes were carved out of it. The ecclesiastical parish still exists today and forms part of the Deanery of Westminster St Margaret in the Diocese of London. The land for the church was donated by General Sir William Steuart.
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  • Hard to find with all the building around it. The front looks more like a bank. Organ inside is very powerful and commanding sound. Stained glass excellent.  more »
  • Came to hear a free coral concert. It has a lovely atmosphere and very historical. If you look at the boards recalling previous vergers they go back years and have some very impressive names.  more »
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