St Matthew, St Matthew's Row
St Matthew, St Matthew's Row, Bethnal Green, London E2 6DT View on map
Grade II* listed with outstanding special interest as a church built 1743-6 to the designs of George Dance senior. The exterior retains much of its classical grandeur from this significant period of church-building in the capital. The original interior was lost in a mid- 19th century fire, and subsequently rebuilt after WWII bomb damage to the designs of Michael Tapper & Lewis, with works by many different artists of the period. Re- consecrated in 1961.
All year: Saturday 9am - 1pm, Sunday 12pm - 4pm. Please contact the church to check for access at all other times.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
St Matthew's Row runs between Bethnal Green Road and Cheshire Street. Rail: Bethnal Green and Shoreditch Overground and Bethnal Green underground (all 10 minutes walk), Liverpool Street (15 minute walk). Bus: routes 8 and 388 from Liverpool Street (Barnet Grove stop).
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes