St. Mary (Colechurch)

St. Mary (Colechurch), according to the 1520 map of London, was located at the intersection of Poultry and Old Jewry (A Map of Tudor London, 1520). Stow locates the church a little further east on Poultry at the south end of Conyhope Lane, a reference, perhaps, to the chapel by the same name identified on the map (Stow 1633, sig. 2A6r; A Map of Tudor London, 1520). St. Mary (Colechurch) does not appear on the Agas map; thus, we have added this location on the authority of Stow and the 1520 map and the location coordinates on the authority of the map (A Map of Tudor London, 1520).
According to Stow, St. Mary (Colechurch) was named of one Cole that builded it (Stow 1633, sig. 2A6r). The church’s patrons were the Master of St. Thomas of Acres and then the Mercer’s Company after the dissolution of the monasteries in 1542 (Harben). St. Mary (Colechurch) was destroyed by the Great Fire and was not rebuilt, since the Parish of St. Mary (Colechurch) was joined with the Parish of St. Mildred (Poultry) (Harben).


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Zabel, Jamie. St. Mary (Colechurch) The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0, edited by Janelle Jenstad, U of Victoria, 05 May 2022, INP.

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Zabel, Jamie. St. Mary (Colechurch) The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed May 05, 2022. INP.

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Zabel, J. 2022. St. Mary (Colechurch) In J. Jenstad (Ed), The Map of Early Modern London (Edition 7.0). Victoria: University of Victoria. Retrieved from INP.

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