Christopher Wren Slate Plaque Photo

Christopher Wren slate plaque - This building, reputed to be from designs by Sir Christopher Wren, was erected as a church by Lord Hatton to serve the needs of the neighbourhood after St. Andrew's Holborn had been destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. It was adapted for use as a charity school about 1696, was severely damaged by incendiary bombs during the 1939-45 war and has since been reconstructed internally  to provide offices - the original facades being restored and retained.  The figures of scholars in 18th century costu

Christopher Wren Slate Plaque Map


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