Hospital Chapel of St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury, 48 Ilford Hill
Hospital Chapel of St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury, 48 Ilford Hill, Redbridge, London IG1 2AT View on map
Hospital chapel founded c1145 by Adelicia, Abbess of Barking as a hospice for elderly and infirm men. Used as a leper hospital during 12th century. Oldest building in Redbridge and has fine 16th century stained glass and three windows by Burne - Jones for Morris & Co. Fine marble reredos, thought to be Italian, depicting The Last Supper, monument to Sir John Smyth d.1475.
All year: Thursday 11.30am - 12.30pm, 1.30pm - 2pm. 11 March 10am - 2.30pm; 13 May 10am - 2.30pm; 8 July 10am - 2.30pm; 9 September 10am - 2.30pm; 25 November 10am - 2.30; and by prior arrangement.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
On Ilford Hill in the town centre of Ilford on the A118. Rail: Ilford (¼ mile). Bus: routes 169 and 369.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes