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St. Giles Cripplegate

Fore and Wood Streets | London Wall, London EC2, England
+44 20 7638 1997
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What a great find! and John Milton is buried here.

I went on an Ancestry search (my great, great-Grandparents were married here in 1871). What a... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2017
749David
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New York City, New York
History - ancient and modern

Really enjoyed visiting this church with so much history to it, though heavily rebuilt following... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2016
Ollie B
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Mar 11, 2017
“What a great find! and John Milton is buried here.”
Aug 14, 2016
“History - ancient and modern”
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Fore and Wood Streets | London Wall, London EC2, England
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

I went on an Ancestry search (my great, great-Grandparents were married here in 1871). What a wonderful oasis of history/culture right in the middle of the Barbican. It's a 900-year-old church, still working. john Milton is buried here, William Shakespeare worshipped here. You will not...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2016

Really enjoyed visiting this church with so much history to it, though heavily rebuilt following extrensive damage in the second world war. Set in the midst of the Barbican, itself a fascinating though much more recent historic landmark, St Giles seems to host a lively...More

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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...More

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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...More

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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...More

3  Thank Sharon C
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