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St. Bridget

SOURCE: REMARKS ON LONDON, being an Exact Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, Borough of Southwark... By W. Stow., London, 1722.

A List of all the Cathedrals, Churches, and Chapels of Ease within the Bill of Mortality, withal shewing therein the sett Times of publick Prayers, receiving the Sacrament, and hearing Sermons both Ordinary and Extraordinary.

Note, Pr. signifies Prayers, Sac. Sacrament;
S. Sermon; and Lect. Lecturer.

St. Bridget, alias St. Brides, an antient Church in Bride Lane, near Fleetstreet, the Spire of whose Steeple is 234 Foot high, which is 17 Foot higher than that of St. Mary le Bow in Cheapside, and has the most pleasant Ring of 12 Bells about London. It contains about 1400 Dwelling Houses. Morning Pr. every Day at 11, and Evening Pr. at 8; an annual S. on St. Bartholomew's Day, Musick S. on St. Cecilia's Day, and here also are preached the Spittle Sermons, on Mondays, Tuesday, and Wednesday, in Easter Week, before the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of London, the Governors and Children of Christ's Hospital, by some eminent Divines chosen by them.