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St Magnus the Martyr

 

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  • The Church of St Magnus the Martyr

Other Information

  • Established in the 13th century this church was one of the first buildings destroyed by the Great Fire of London.
  • It was rebuilt in 1676 by Wren with the top of the tower added thirty years later.
  • Another fire damaged the western side in 1760 but the church was not rebuilt here and the road was extended into it's plot.
  • The church survived the Blitz and contains stained glass windows commemorating destroyed London churches.

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Architect
Sir Christopher Wren

Reference Data

Reference No.
4645
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
18-02-2008
 

Building Location

Address
Lower Thames Street, London. EC3
Council
City of London
County
London
Region
London
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Construction start date
1676
Completion date
1706
Renovation Date
1924
Style
Baroque

Roof Height (AGL)
56.00

Market Data

Primary Use
Place of Worship


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