TQ3381 : Church of St Peter

taken 1 year ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

This is 1 of 4 images, with title Church of St Peter in this square
Church of St Peter
Church of St Peter
Church of St Peter upon Cornhill
St Peter upon Cornhill is an Anglican church on the corner of Cornhill and Gracechurch Street in the City of London of medieval origin. It was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666 and rebuilt to the designs of Sir Christopher Wren. It is now a satellite church in the parish of St Helen's Bishopsgate and is used for staff training, bible studies and a youth club. The St Helen's church office controls access to St Peter's.
The church was used by the Tank Regiment after the Second World War, subsumed under St Helen's Bishopsgate.
Grade I listed. 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
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
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TQ3381, 3720 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3301 8110 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.7906N 0:5.0758W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3301 8110
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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