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The Guild Church of ST Mary Aldermary

Watling Street, London EC4M 9BW, England
+44 20 7248 9902
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A blissful escape

A blissful escape from the frantic pace of life in the City of London. Its another one of Wren's... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
lostintransportation
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London, United Kingdom
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Great church with super cafe

This is definitely worth a visit, a quite stunning church with a lovely café inside. It looks... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2017
BobStamford
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Watling Street, London EC4M 9BW, England
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Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

A blissful escape from the frantic pace of life in the City of London. Its another one of Wren's many CoL churches. This one boasts a beautiful white plaster ceiling, a lovely little coffee shop and an air of tranquility. It makes such a nice...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2017

This is definitely worth a visit, a quite stunning church with a lovely café inside. It looks nothing from the outside - buildings all around but beautiful inside. The café is called Host - a great place to stop and have a coffee

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

The best parts of this Christopher Wren church are the spectacular fan-vaulted plaster ceiling and the skewed east end of the church above the apse, with its painted ceiling. It's strangely slanted but not so much as to run parallel to the line of King...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2016

The current St Mary Aldermary dates from 1682 when, after the Great Fire of London in 1666, it was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren. However, there has been a place of worship on this site for more than 900 years. The church is meant to...More

1  Thank Andrew081
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Just outside of Exit 4 of Mansion House underground station, this church doesn't look much from outside. Walking in, the first thing you see is a well-run and quite busy cafe. However, go beyond this and see the church proper. Look up at the fantastic...More

1  Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed June 14, 2014

The location of St Mary Aldermary is behind St Paul's Cathedral, about half way between Bank and Mansion House tube stations. The original church dates back to early medieval times but the current building was begun in 1500 and was finally completed in 1629. Unfortunately...More

2  Thank E150A
Reviewed April 17, 2014

This church has a white interior with a stunning stained glass window above a beautiful wooden altar. Above the altar is a beautiful wooden ceiling and the church has a plaster fan vaulted ceiling throughout! A huge organ is just to the left of the...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2017
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