Historic Site & House

  • RSA

    Historic Site & House

    8 John Adam Street, Charring Cross, WC2N 6EZ [map]

    Located within strolling distance of Trafalgar Square, this Georgian town house is one of the great secret treasures of London. Designed and built by the Adams brothers in the 1750's, it features…

  • 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.

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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.

  • St George's Cathedral

    Historic Site & House

    Cathedral House, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7HY [map]

  • St Georges Church

    Historic Site & House

    Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2HR [map]

    The architect Nicholas Hawksmoor built the church in the 1720s, and it is perhaps one of his finest London churches. Its grey interior gives a powerful Baroque sense of mass, combining an unusual…

  • St George's Church Hanover Square

    Historic Site & House

    St George Street, W1S 1FX [map]

    Built 1721-24 to the designs of John James, as one of the Fifty Churches projected by Queen Anne's Act of 1711, at a cost of 10,000 pounds. The reredos, from the workshop of Grinling Gibbons,…

  • St Giles Church Cripplegate

    Historic Site & House

    Fore Street, EC2Y 8DA [map]

    Church of great historical and architectural interest. Roman wall in churchyard. John Milton is buried here and Oliver Cromwell married here. Permanent display of photographs of church and local…

  • St Giles-in-the-Fields Church

    Historic Site & House

    St Giles High Street, WC2H 8LG [map]

    Built 1731-33 and designed by the architect Flitcroft, the church contains parish records from 1615. The Plague started in the parish. Also famous for the St Giles Bowl which was used to give ale to…

  • St Helen's Church

    Historic Site & House

    Great St Helen's, EC3A 6AT [map]

    Thirteenth-century twin-nave church which has been fully restored. The church contains a 1615 Jacobean pulpit, several brasses dating from 1465 and many monuments including Sir Thomas Gresham (1579),…

  • St James' Church Garlickhythe

    Historic Site & House

    Garlick Hill,

    Wren church built on the site of the pre-fire church dating from 1326, a leading centre of pilgrimage during the Middle Ages. 'Garlickhythe' recalls the sale of garlic on the bank of the Thames…

  • St. James's Palace

    Historic Site & House

    Cleveland Row, St. James's, SW1A 1DH [map]

    St James's Palace originally took its name from the leper hospital that stood here in the 11th century. Henry VIII knocked the old palace down in the 1530's and started work on the present building.…

  • St John at Hackney

    Historic Site & House

    Lower Clapton Road, Lower Clapton, E5 0PD [map]

  • St John-at-Hampstead Church

    Historic Site & House

    Church Row, Hampstead, NW3 6UU [map]

  • St Johns Church

    Historic Site & House

    Waterloo Road, The Borough, SE1 8TY [map]