Where: St Paul’s Church, Bow Common, E3.
What: Collaboration with architects Maguire & Murray; text around the lintel on St Paul’s church porch. The quote is from Genesis 28:17.
Text: Truly this is none other, But the House of God, This is the Gate of Heaven.
Material: Imprinting on wet concrete.
Artist: Ralph Beyer (1929-2008)
- Ralph Beyer – The Importance of Lettering, St Pauls’ website
- Ralph Beyer’s obituary in the Independent
- Information on Ralph Beyer via the ACE trust, regarding Ecclesiastical Art
- Ralph Beyer is most well known for his sandstone letter-cutting at Coventry Cathedral, commissioned by architect Basil Spence
- 20th Century Society ‘Best Modern Churches’ competition winner.