Here’s a picture of the Brick Lane Mosque – which was built as a protestant church in 1743 for the French Huguenot community and then became a synagogue in the 19th century before its current incarnation as a mosque. Proof, as if it was needed, that London has always been a very mixed up and diverse place.

Brick Lane mosque


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About Tony McMahon

Broadcaster and award short-listed author. Appearances on the History Channel, UKTV and ITV talking about the Knights Templar and other popular history topics. Former BBC news producer.




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