St Audoen within Newgate

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St Audoen
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Country United Kingdom
Denomination Roman Catholic, Church of England

St Audoen within Newgate (also known as St Ewan within Newgate and St Ewin within Newgate) was a mediaeval church in the City of London [1] situated on the corner of Newgate Street and Eldeness Lane (now Warwick Lane). It was first mentioned as Parochia sancti Audoeni in around 1220.[2]

In 1546, Henry VIII gave the church, along with St Nicholas Shambles and the dissolved Christ Church priory to the City corporation. A new parish was created for Christ Church, out of those of St Audoen and St Nicholas, and part of that of St Sepulchre.[3] St Audoen's was demolished in around 1583.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "St Audoen alias St Ewin parish". AIM25. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Henry A Harben (1918). "Artirce, The King's - Audoen (St.)". A Dictionary of London. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Godwin, George; John Britton (1839). "Christ Church, Newgate Street". The Churches of London: A History and Description of the Ecclesiastical Edifices of the Metropolis. London: C. Tilt. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

Coordinates: 51°30′57″N 0°6′2″W / 51.51583°N 0.10056°W / 51.51583; -0.10056