St Augustine Papey

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St Augustine Papey
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Current photo of site
Location London
Country United Kingdom
Denomination Roman Catholic
Founded 1170
Closed 1442
Demolished 1547

St Augustine Papey was a mediaeval church in the City of London situated just south of London Wall opposite the north end of St. Mary Axe 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] The churchyard was acquired by St Martin Outwich in 1539, and survives to this day on Camomile Street [6]


  1. ^ [1] The Map of Early Modern London, University of Victoria
  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
  6. ^ [2] "City of London Churchyards: Statements of Significance", Department of the Built Environment, City of London Corporation, July 2017

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