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St Mary Staining

St. Mary Staining
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Country United Kingdom
Denomination Roman Catholic, Anglican

St. Mary Staining is a lost church in Oat Lane,[1] northeast of St. Paul's Cathedral, in the City of London.

The first reference to it is to "Ecclesia de Staningehage" in 1189, probably deriving from a family from Staines holding land in the area of the church.[2] It was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666 and not rebuilt.[3] Its parish was united to St. Michael Wood Street in 1670,[4] and later to St. Alban Wood Street in 1894, and finally St. Vedast Foster Lane in 1954.

Nikolaus Pevsner found a "few battered tombstones" in nearby Oat Lane.[5] Since 1965 its site has been a City of London Corporation garden, containing a historic tree; an adjacent office block was built semi-circular so as not to damage it.

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Coordinates: 51°31′0″N 0°5′42″W / 51.51667°N 0.09500°W / 51.51667; -0.09500


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