Historic Site & House

  • Clerk's Well

    Historic Site & House

    14-16 Farringdon Lane, EC1R 3AU [map]

    A historic well situated in a low chamber accessible by stairs from an exhibition room (which includes some artefacts).

  • English Heritage: Jewel Tower

    Historic Site & House

    Abingdon Street, Westminster, SW1P 3JY [map]

    Part of the original Palace of Westminster. Standing just opposite the Houses of Parliament, this originally moated medieval tower is one of only two surviving remnants of the great Royal Palace…

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  • Garrick's Temple

    Historic Site & House

    Off Hampton Court Road, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 2EJ [map]

    Garrick's Temple is a small octagonal building dating from 1756. The temple was built by renound actor-manager David Garrick to celebrate Shakespeare. You can see the scuplture of Shakespeare and a…

  • Harrow School Tours

    Historic Site & House

    57 High Street, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Harrow, HA1 3HT [map]

    One of Britain's finest public schools. Two different guided tours offered. Visit the Museum of Harrow Life, speech room, fourth form room, chapel and others.

  • Holy Trinity Church

    Historic Site & House

    Hermon Hill, South Woodford, E18 1QQ [map]

  • London Brass Rubbing Centre (The Crypt)

    Historic Site & House

    St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 4JJ [map]

    Unique opportunity for all the family to make pictures, with this simple technique, of Britain's royalty, medieval and Tudor characters and unusual Celtic designs. The crypt workshop supplies…

  • The London Oratory

    Historic Site & House

    Brompton Road, London, SW7 2RP [map]

    The London Oratory, generally known as the Brompton Oratory is an Italianate Roman Catholic Church dating back to the 1880s. Visitors may be permitted to view the Oratory but should be aware that it…

  • Old Palace, Croydon

    Historic Site & House

    Old Palace Road, Croydon, CR0 1AX [map]

    15thC Great Hall, Great Chamber and Chapel, Long Gallery, 13thC undercroft and the bedroom of Queen Elizabeth I. Now a girls' school and visited on certain days only. A home of the archbishops of…

    £7.00
    (USD10.55)
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  • Queen's Chapel of the Savoy

    Historic Site & House

    Savoy Hill, Strand, WC2R 0DA [map]

    The Queen's Chapel of Savoy stands on an area of land presented to Count Peter of Savoy by Henry III in 1246. Henry VII caused a great hospital for 'pouer, nedie people' to be built here in 1512.…

  • Rose Theatre Exhibition

    Historic Site & House

    56 Park Street, SE1 9AR [map]

    Exhibition on the site of Bankside's first theatre; the place where Shakespeare learned his craft. The site was discovered by Museum of London archaeologists in 1989. Guided tours of the site are…

  • Royal Courts of Justice

    Historic Site & House

    Strand, WC2A 2LL [map]

    Victorian Gothic architecture, completed in 1882. Legal costume exhibition situated on first floor, overlooking main hall. Small exhibition of historic legal prints. No children under 14 allowed…

  • Royal Gunpowder Mills

    Historic Site & House

    Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY [map]

    Explore explosions and rockets on the site of the historic Royal Gunpowder Mills. The Royal Gunpowder Mills was founded in 1735 to supply gunpowder for industry and war. After the second world war,…

    £9.75
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  • Shirley Windmill

    Historic Site & House

    Postmill Close, Croydon, CR0 5DY [map]

    Shirley Windmill is a Victorian windmill and heritage site. There are open days from May to October, and it is possible to arrange group visits.

    Free
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  • Shoreditch Church

    Historic Site & House

    Shoreditch High Street, Whitechapel, E1 6JN [map]

  • St Alfege's Church

    Historic Site & House

    Greenwich Church Street, SE10 9RB [map]

    Hawksmoor Church where Henry VIII was baptised. Thomas Tallis and General Wolfe are buried in the vaults. Site of the martyrdom of St Alfege, Archbishop of Canterbury, in 1012. Also Grinling…

  • St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe Church

    Historic Site & House

    Queen Victoria Street, EC4V 5DE [map]

    Built by Sir Christopher Wren (1685-1695) and reconstructed between 1959-1963 after war damage. Memorials to Shakespeare and Dowland. Early 16thC figures of St Andrew and St Ann holding the…

  • St Bartholomew the Less

    Historic Site & House

    Smithfield Gate, West Smithfield, EC1A 7BE [map]

    A small parish church of 15thC origin - the tower and west wall being of that period and forming the oldest standing part of the medieval hospital of St Bartholomew. The nave was rebuilt in the…

  • St Brides Fleet Street

    Historic Site & House

    Fleet Street, EC4Y 8AU [map]

    This church, restored by Sir Christopher Wren, has a large crypt museum which tells the story of the 6 previous churches which stood here. Pepys was baptised here and the church has many American…

  • St Dunstan in the West

    Historic Site & House

    184 Fleet Street, EC4A 2EA [map]

    The church, designed by John Shaw in 1833 complete with Gothic lantern tower, lies on the north side of Fleet Street. Its unusual octagonal shape is most appropriate to the church's ecumenical…

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  • St George in the East Church

    Historic Site & House

    Cannon Street Road, E1 0BH [map]

    One of Nicholas Hawksmoor's great churches completed in 1729. The interior of the church was destroyed in the Blitz and was ingeniously restored with a modern design in 1966.