St Augustine Papey

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St Augustine Papey

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Country United Kingdom
Denomination Roman Catholic

St Augustine Papey was a mediaeval church in the City of London situated in what is now Bury Street.[1] First mentioned as " Sci augustini pappey ",[2] it originally belonged to the Priory of Holy Trinity.[3] By 1430 the emoluments had become so small that it was united with All Hallows-on-the-Wall and in 1442 was appropriated as an almshouse for elderly clergy.[4] At the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries it was demolished and the site built over.[5]

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  1. ^ Guildhall Library data
  2. ^ "A Dictionary of London" Harben,H: London, Herbert Jenkins, 1918
  3. ^ British History On-line
  4. ^ "London in the Later Middle Ages" Barron,C.M: Government and People, 1200–1500. New York, Oxford University Press. 2004 ISBN 978-0-19-928441-2
  5. ^ “London city churches” Cobb,G: London, B T Batsford Ltd., 1977

Coordinates: 51°30′53″N 0°04′47″W / 51.5148°N 0.0796°W / 51.5148; -0.0796