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All Saints, Alhallows Staining

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.

All Saints, alias, Alhallows Staining, on the West side of Mark Lane, or Mart Lane, from a Mart or Fair which was formerly kept in that Lane; and for more Distinction from others call'd Staining, that is, Stain Church, or Stone Church, being the first that was built of Stones, when others were of Timber, about or before the Time of the Normans coming thither, the ancient Saxons being very unaccustomed, and little acquainted with Building in Stone. This Church is also remarkable for being the first wherein Queen Elizabeth return'd Thanks to God for her Delivery from Imprisonmentin the Tower, and her Accession to the Throne. This Parish contains 100 Houses. Morning Pr. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and all Holy Days, at 11, annual S. on St. Mark's Day, May 29, Jan. 30, in the Forenoon at 10.