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St. Giles Cripplegate

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Address: Fore and Wood Streets | London Wall, London EC2, England
Phone Number: 020 7638 1997

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John Milton and Cromwell

I used to live in bayswater...and eanted a short trip...someone said barbican and this very old victorian church...i esp visited this church. Coz Milton was a member of this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2016
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

I used to live in bayswater...and eanted a short trip...someone said barbican and this very old victorian church...i esp visited this church. Coz Milton was a member of this church.n buried..I was so obsessed with paradise lost / regained and other works of this great man..so least wanted to visit this church ...which once he attended The church is sunk... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

An attractive enough church which was severely damaged by enemy bombing in World War Two but remained standing, unlike almost all other buildings in this area. Heavily restored, it now stands in a 'sea' of concrete within the huge modernist Barbican Development. It stands over the lake from the terrace frontage of the Barbican Centre. It is a busy church... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The medieval church dedicated to St. Giles, patron saint of beggars and cripples, stood just outside the London wall near Cripplegate. It is one of very few churches that survived the Great Fire of 1666. The church, incorrectly, is named St. Giles Cripplegate. Its correct name is St. Giles-without-Cripplegate. A section of the London wall and one of its 13th.... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We traveled to England in September of 2013 to visit my cousin. I wanted to trace some of my first husband's family's ancestry and I knew that John Speed was buried at St. Giles Cripplegate Church. My cousin and I spent almost an hour finding the church, nestled amongst the tall buildings in the Barbican area of London. Guess what,... More 

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