TQ3280 : City of London School and Church of St Benet

near to City of London, Great Britain

City of London School and Church of St Benet
City of London School and Church of St Benet
Wren's London Churches
Sir Christopher Wren was Commissioned with rebuilding a number of the Churches destroyed in the City of London, by the Great Fire of London. His office rebuilt 51 churches, not all survive.
See LinkExternal link for a list of churches.
Google map of their location: LinkExternal link
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
Index: LinkExternal link
City of London School
The City of London School (CLS)is a boys' independent day school on the banks of the River Thames in the City of London. It is the brother school of the City of London School for Girls (a girls' school within the City).
The School was founded by a private Act of Parliament in 1834, following events starting from a bequest of land by John Carpenter, Town Clerk of London in 1442, for four poor children in the City of London. The original school was established at Milk Street, with the school moving to the Victoria Embankment in 1879, and then to its present site on Queen Victoria Street in 1986. Today, the school provides day education to about 900 boys aged 10 to 18 and employs approximately 100 teaching staff and around another 100 non-teaching staff including contractors.
Website: LinkExternal link
Church of St Benet Paul's Wharf
The Church of St Benet Paul's Wharf is the Welsh Anglican church of the City of London. Since 1556, it has also been the church of the College of Arms in which many officers of arms have been buried. In 1666, following the Great Fire of London, the church merged with nearby St Peter's. The current church was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. There has been a church on this site since 1111.
Church is grade I listed. LinkExternal link
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright N Chadwick and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2012
· Find out how to reuse this image · For example on your webpage, blog, a forum, or Wikipedia. ·
Discuss There are 2 posts in a discussion
on TQ3280
(preview on the left)
Modify Suggest an update to this image Email Contact the contributor
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ3280, 3615 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph
Date Taken
Sunday, 12 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3202 8092 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.7074N 0:5.9354W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3205 8094
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

This page has been viewed about 16 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register
donations accepted