Angels of the Heavenly Host

Fire Angel

Representing the Angels of the Heavenly Host, this 'smalti tessarai' mosaic spans some 800 sq ft around the upper spandrels of one of Britain's foremost post-war churches. St Paul's Bow Common was the first British church to be built with a central altar and the Angels of Luytens' design encircle the sanctuary area.

Artist: Charles Lutyens

Date: 1963 - 1968

Dimensions: 800 sq ft

Artwork Materials: Mosaic

Commissioned: The Parish of St Paul's Bow Common & Revd Gresham Kirby

Location: St Paul's Bow Common

Setting: 14 spandrels around centre

Permanent display: Yes