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Hospital Chapel of St Mary & St Thomas of Canterbury, 48 Ilford Hill

Hospital Chapel of St Mary & 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.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

All year: Thursday 11.30am - 2.30pm except Christmas and Easter. On the second Saturday of March, May, July and September 10am - 2.30pm.

Directions

On Ilford Hill in the town centre of Ilford on the A118. Rail: Ilford (¼ mile). Bus: routes 169 and 369.

Parking Spaces

0

Public car parks nearby.

Disabled Access

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

WC

Yes