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St. Michael's Cornhill, London

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#143 of 264 in Historic Sites in London




St Michael, Cornhill, is a medieval parish church in the City of London with pre-Norman Conquest parochial foundation. It lies in the ward of Cornhill. The medieval structure was lost in the Great Fire of London, and replaced by the present building, traditionally attributed to Sir Christopher Wren. The upper parts of the tower are by Nicholas Hawksmoor. The church was embellished by Sir George Gilbert Scott and Herbert Williams in the nineteenth century.
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  • I really enjoyed the organ recital on Monday (1 p.m.). The church is not very big but has lovely stained glass windows.  more »
  • The church known as St. Michael’s Cornhill dates from medieval times although the present building replaces its predecessor destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666 and like so many of its...  more »
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  • This is a church tucked in between relatively newer building so it is very long and thin. Inside, the church is very well maintained and quite decorative and very light and bright. The church has significant history and whilst not considered the oldest in London, it does date back to Saxon times. Its patron is The worshipful Company of Drapers.
  • Fabulous organ and acoustic. Outstanding choir sings choral evensong on Mondays
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