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St. Alfege's

London, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #635 of 1,134 Attractions in London
Owner description: Built on the site of where St. Alfege, Archbishop of Canterbury, met his death in 1012, this building served as the royal church in Tudor times when... more » Owner description: Built on the site of where St. Alfege, Archbishop of Canterbury, met his death in 1012, this building served as the royal church in Tudor times when the court was based in Greenwich. « less
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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203 reviews 203 reviews
21 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This church as one of Nicholas Hawskmoor's six or so London masterpieces, his crowning glory being, in my opinion, Christ Church, Spitalfields, is well worth a visit in its own right. The interior is in a good state of repair spotlights now imbedded in the ceiling beneath the large circular dome and what looks like trompe l'oeil paintwork around the... More

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I liked this place from the first moment I saw it. It stands out like a beacon in the middle of this thriving community. It has one of the most beautiful frontages I have seen - and I took lots of photographs of it.

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London
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212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Interesting, historic church, with connections to the monarchy and an interesting link with the great English composer Thomas Tallis, who was organist here and is buried in the church. Concerts are staged in the church from time to time and the standard of church music is high under the excellent direction of distinguished musician and music educator Stephen Dagg. Around... More

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