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2 January 2012

Admire St Michael's Cornhill

Another City of London church rebuilt to designs by Sir Christopher Wren, St Michael's Cornhill was completed in 1672, and remains largely as it did upon its completion, having been largely spared the bombs of the Second World War.

The church is known to have existed since before the Norman Conquest, with records showing that it was given to the Abbot of Evesham in 1055, and we are told that the history of the area goes back much further as the church stands near the site of the oldest site of Christian worship in London, a church which was founded by King Lucius in 179 AD, and it is also built over the Basilica of Roman London.

For more, see http://www.st-michaels.org.uk/history.htm

^Picture © HerryLawford used under Creative Commons^

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