Bombed during World War II, St George’s Garrison Church survives as an evocative ruin with recently conserved mosaics, and a modern canopy roof, now available for all to enjoy.

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Main view of the altar
Main view of the altar
Mosaic detail showing St George fighting the dragon
Mosaic detail showing St George fighting the dragon
Altar close detail of its miniature arcade
Altar close detail of its miniature arcade
Decorated archway within the Church grounds
Decorated archway within the Church grounds
Altar
Altar
Wide view of the St George mosaic and altar
Wide view of the St George mosaic and altar
Nativity at St George's - Approximately 1925
Nativity at St George's - Approximately 1925

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St George's Garrison Church in Woolwich, with its modern canopy roof and stunning mosaics, survives as an evocative ruin. Designed by Thomas H Wyatt in an Italian-Romanesque style, the Church was built between 1862-63 to serve the Royal Artillery in Woolwich. Today it is run by a local group, the Woolwich Garrison Church Trust who are committed to making it available for all to visit and enjoy. Directly opposite the Barracks in Woolwich, South East London, come and enjoy its beauty and peaceful garden.

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