Diamond Jubilee: Monken Hadley to light beacon

Monken Hadley Church near Barnet is well-known for having a beacon on top of its tower.

It is said to have been in use when the Armada was spotted during Elizabeth I’s reign.

There will be a rare lighting on Monday 4 June as part of the nationwide chain for Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.

The official time is 10.20pm.

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One Response to Diamond Jubilee: Monken Hadley to light beacon

  1. John and Bev Parrish says:

    We remember it being lit in 1988 to mark the 400th anniversary of the Armada, when John was Headteacher at the school. A beautiful, friendly church.

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