St Philip's Church Library and the Royal London Museum

Red brick church of 1888–92 designed by Arthur Cawston and converted into a medical library in the 1980s.

Historic England list description for St Augustine with St Philip's Church
Contributed by Amy Smith, Survey of London on Aug. 26, 2016

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for St Augustine with St Philip's Church (listed at Grade II*):

STEPNEY WAY E1 4431 (South Side) St Augustine with St Philip's Church (Formerly listed as St Philip's Church) TQ 3481 15/504 29.12.50 B GV 2. 1888-92. Architect Arthur Cawston. Early English style. Red brick with white stone dressings. Lofty building with shingled fleche over dressings. Brick intersecting vaults with stone quoins. Ambulatory arcade to apsidal chancel and apsidal Lady Chapel at east end. Porch at west end is base of a tower which was never built. Good example.

St Augustine with St Philip's Church forms a group with Nos 28 to 42 (even) Newark Street.1


  1. Historic England, National Heritage List for England, list entry number: 1065066 (https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1065066, accessed 26 August 2016). 

St Philip's Church and Medical Library, interior view of the nave, looking east
Contributed by Amy Smith, Survey of London

St Philip's Church and Medical Library, stained glass window
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Plaque for the Richmond ward, the Royal London Hospital
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Plaque for William IV ward, the Royal London Hospital
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Plaque for Adelaide ward, the Royal London Hospital
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Plaque for Turner ward, the Royal London Hospital
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Plaque for Fitzgerald ward, the Royal London Hospital
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Monument to Eva Luckes, hospital matron, on the north wall
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Monument commemorating the laying of the foundation stone in 1888, on the west elevation
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View of the organ
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St Philip's Church, view from the east in 2016
Contributed by Derek Kendall

St Philip's Church, view from the south-west in 2016
Contributed by Derek Kendall

St Philip’s Church, Architectural model, north elevation
Contributed by matthew

St Philip’s Church, Architectural model, view of interior
Contributed by matthew