All Hallows, London Wall - St Botolph without Bishopsgate
All Hallows London Wall
The main building was finished in 1845, but the tower was not started until 1849.
Location: London Wall, EC2M 5ND
All Hallows by the Tower (All Hallows, Barking)
This site can be traced back to a Saxon Abbey, built C675. This is the most South-Eastern of the City Churches.
Location: Byward Street, EC3R 5BJ
City Temple (URC)
Built in 1874, this Church houses one of the largest (non conformist Church) organs in the Country.
Location: Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2DE
Dutch Church, Austin Friars
Built in 1950 to replace a previous building damaged during WWII. The name Austin Friars comes from the Augustine Monks who originally founded the Church.
Location: Austin Friars, EC2N 2HA
Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue
Opened in 1701, this is the oldest Synagogue still in use in Britain. The front, pictured here is on a private Street, so I took this through a grille!
Location: Bevis Marks, EC3A 5DQ
St Alban the Martyr
Originally built in 1863, the Church was largely destroyed during WWII. The present building was consecrated in 1961.
Location: Brooke Street, EC1N 7RD
St Andrew, Holborn
The medieval church of St Andrew Holborn survived the Great Fire of 1666, but in 1686 Sir Christopher Wren was commissioned to redesign the building. It was gutted during WWII, but carefully rebuilt since.
Location: Holborn Circus, EC4A 3AB
St Andrew, Undershaft
Originally built in 1532. So called from a long Maypole which used to be set up in the Street, in front of the Church door, every May day, which was higher than the tower!
Location: St Mary Axe, EC3A 6AT
St Andrews by the wardrobe
Christopher Wren's last City Church. This has had a pretty chequered history, being burned down by the Great Fire, and blitzed during WWII. The present Church is built within Wren's original walls. Queen Victoria Street, EC4V 5DE
St Anne & St Agnes (Lutheran)
The first mention of a church on the present site is in documents of around 1150. There was confusion over the name since the church was described variously as St Anne and as St Agnes.
Location: Gresham Street, EC2V 7BX
St Bartholomew the Great (5 Bells, 5½ cwt)
Pre-Great fire, the Augustinian Priory of St Bartholomew was founded in 1123 by Rahere, a courtier at Henry I, whose 15th century tomb is in the sanctuary.
Location: West Smithfield, EC1A 7JQ
The atmospheric interior of St Bartholomew the Great.
St Bartholomew the Less
Just inside the grounds of St. Bartholomew's hospital, This Church was originally built C1547. Rebuilt in 1823.
Location: St Bartholomew's Hospital, EC1A 7BE
The bright and cheery interior of St Bartholomew the Less.
St Benet Welsh Church
The present Church was built by Wren during 1677-85. The church has been used by a Welsh congregation since 1879.
Location: Queen Victoria Street, EC4V 4ER
St Botolph without Aldersgate
Destroyed by the Great Fire. Rebuilt in 1788. It contains one of the few stained glass windows to survive the "blitz".
Location: Aldersgate Street, EC1A 4EU
St Botolph without Aldgate
There has been a church on this site since the 10th or 11th century. The Great fire claimed the Church that was here at the time. The present Church was completed in 1744.
Location: Aldgate, EC3N 1AB
St Botolph without Bishopgate
There has been a Church on this site since before the battle of Hastings. A previous building that escaped the Great fire, was dismantled in 1724 after becoming unsafe. The current building was completed in 1729.