Church of St. Bartholomew the Great, London

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Visit one of the oldest churches in London at Church of St. Bartholomew the Great, an ancient Norman church founded in 1123. Despite having witnessed the Reformation, the Great Fire of London, and air raids from two world wars, the original structure of this building still stands. Look for the information panels in the cloister to learn more about the church's long history, including details about John Wesley's visit after was debarred from other churches. Several movies, like "Shakespeare in Love" and "Four Weddings and a Funeral," have used the church as a film setting. Take a look at our London route planner to schedule your visit to Church of St. Bartholomew the Great and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The church from the outside makes a beautiful impression. It is one of the oldest in London and as many others is the remnant of the abbey, in this case the Augustinian. At the church you can relax in the small garden, which is also the remnant of the abbey. The environment is urban, but it has preserved some buildings that add mood. Admission Fee 5 GBP
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  • The only church to survive the Great Fire of London. Beautiful architecture. Nice visit that took us about 45 minutes. Also, the house across the street is the only house to have survived the Great Fi...  more »
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