St Matthew's, Bethnal Green
|St Matthew Bethnal Green|
|Church of St Matthew Bethnal Green|
View of St Matthew Bethnal Green
|Location||St Matthew's Row, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 6DT|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Churchmanship||Anglo-Catholic (Inclusive Church)|
|Architect(s)||George Dance the Elder (1743-6); T. E. Knightley (1859-61); J. Anthony Lewis (1958-61)|
|Years built||1746, 1861 (following fire damage), 1961 (following damage in WWII)|
History of the building
The architect of the original church (1743-6) was George Dance the Elder. The church was remodelled by TE Knightley (1861) after a fire, and rebuilt following World War II damage by J Anthony Lewis of Michael Tapper & Lewis, who commissioned the sculptor Don Potter to create Stations of the Cross.
- "Parish life". St Matthew's Church, Bethnal Green. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
- "S Matthew, Bethnal Green". The Church of England. Retrieved 11 January 2013. External link in
- Cherry, Bridge; O'Brien, Charles; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2005). The Buildings of England. London 5: East. Yale University Press. p. 554. ISBN 0300107013. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
- Light, Vivienne (2002). Don Potter: an inspiring century. Brook, New Forest, Hampshire: Canterton Books. p. 166, note 9. ISBN 0-9541627-1-4.
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