St Martin-within-Ludgate

About

Sir Christopher Wren church which was rebuilt after the Great Fire of London in 1666 and opened in 1684. Also has Grinling Gibbons carvings. Lunchtime music on Wednesday at 1315. Services on Thursday 1315.

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Venue Details & Map

St Martin-within-Ludgate

Address
Ludgate Hill
London
EC4M 7DE
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7248 6054
Public transport:
Blackfriars Lane is opposite station to Ludgate Hill. Church is halfway up the hill, on the left.
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

Yelp

5 out of 5 based on 1 review

Top review of St Martin-within-Ludgate

5.0 out of 5 8 December 2008
by David J.

One of Wren's most impressive churches, St Martin's is often overlooked by tourists rushing along Ludgate to visit St Paul's Cathedral. It is remarkable for its range of 17th century fittings.

History

There has been a church on the site since 1174, and it was rebuilt in 1437. However, the tower was struck by lightning in 1561, and worse was to come in the Great Fire in 1666, when the...more

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