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Church of the English Martyrs, Tower Hill

Church of the English Martyrs, Tower Hill, London E1 8DE View on map

Gothic, aisled church of 1875 designed by Edward Welby Pugin and built largely due to the efforts of Fr Robert Cooke who had set up a mission in East London of the Order of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate in 1864. Consecrated in 1876, it is built of brick with stone dressings and the interior has plastered walls and a vault.


Opening Arrangements

Tuesday - Friday: 9.00 - 14.00 Saturday: 17.30 - 19.30 Sunday: 8.00 - 12.00 Midday


Between Aldgate and the Tower, close to the junction of Mansell Street at the far end of Prescott Street. Underground: Tower Hill or Fenchurch Street (200 yards). Bus: Various - see

Parking Spaces


Metered roadside parking in St Mar Street (free at weekends)

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes