St Stephen's Church, Dublin

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Saint Stephen's Church
The Pepper Canister
Séipéal Naomh Stiofáin
A view of the church from Mount Street Upper
53°20′13″N 6°14′38″W / 53.336833°N 6.2437575°W / 53.336833; -6.2437575Coordinates: 53°20′13″N 6°14′38″W / 53.336833°N 6.2437575°W / 53.336833; -6.2437575
Location Mount Street Upper, Dublin
Country Ireland
History
Associated people John Bowden
Joseph Welland
Architecture
Completed 1821; 195 years ago (1821)
Administration
Parish St. Peter's

Saint Stephen's Church, popularly known as The Pepper Canister, is the parish church of Church of Ireland for the parish of the same name which is located in Dublin, Ireland. The church is situated on Mount Street Upper. It was begun in 1821 by John Bowden and completed by Joseph Welland after the former's death. The nickname derives from the shape of the spire, resembling a pepper canister. It was originally conceived as a chapel-of-ease for the parish of St. Peter's, which was the largest Church of Ireland parish in Dublin. In recent years, the church has become active both in faith activities and as a venue for musical and other events.

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