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St Leonard, Shoreditch High Street

St Leonard, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 6JN View on map

Dating from 1740, the only church fully designed by George Dance the Elder. It also stands on the site of a 12th century church known to Shakespeare and his actors. Crypt open by appointment.


Opening Arrangements

April - September Monday - Friday,12pm - 2pm. There will be works to the portico and forecourt during the year which may impede access. Please see the website or call ahead to confirm opening arrangements.


Junction off Old Street, Hackney Road, Kingsland Road, Shoreditch High Street. Underground: Old Street (1/4 mile), Liverpool Street (1/4 mile). Overground: Hoxton, Shoreditch High Street. Bus: 48, 26, 55, 149, 242, 243, 78.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

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