Mary-le-bow sentence example

  • The church of St Mary-le-Bow, in Cheapside, is built upon a Norman crypt, and that of St Olave's, Hart Street, which was Pepys's church and contains a modern memorial to him, is of the 15th century.
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  • The steeple of St Mary-le-Bow, commonly called Bow Church, is one of the most noteworthy.
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  • It derives its name from its ancient place of judicature, which was in the church of Beata Maria de Arcubus - St Mary-le-Bow or St Mary of the Arches, "by reason of the steeple thereof raised at the top with stone pillars in fashion like a bow bent archwise."
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  • He set off from St Mary-le-Bow at 6.00 on Friday evening and arrived, somewhat footsore, at about 2.15 on Saturday afternoon.
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  • Among Wren's city churches the most noteworthy are St Michael's, Cornhill; St Bride's, Fleet Street, and St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, the latter remarkable for its graceful spire; and St Stephen's, Walbrook, with a plain exterior, but very elaborate and graceful interior.
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