The Church of St Vedast Alias Foster, London

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#145 of 265 in Historic Sites in London
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  • We discovered this delightful small church when exploring the area between St. Paul's and the Barbican. Luckily it was open so we got to see inside as well the adjacent small garden. The church has a....  more »
  • The name of this church is a bit of a mouthful. Foster is the Anglicisation of ‘Vaast’ a French Saint whose cult arrived in England through contact with Augustinian clergy. The original church dating....  more »
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  • This review focuses on the tiny courtyard of the church. On the walls of this peaceful spot are four intriguing items: 1. A section of Roman mosaic pavement from a demolished. church (no mystery except why is it here); 2. A sculpture of a profile of a head by Jacob Epstein (whose head and why is it here?); 3. A section of cuneiform text (where is it from and why is it here?); and 4. A tribute to a soldier who served three empires (and did Jeffrey Archer get the title for one of his books from this plaque?)
  • Beautiful church. It was my first visit there & it won't be my last. We'll Worth checking out

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