Historic Buildings in EC2  

 

EC2 Attractions by category: Art Galleries (28), Historic Buildings (28), Other Attractions (7), Museums (4), Sights (4), Parks and Gardens (3), Attractions for Kids (2), Activities for Kids (1)

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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, EC2, London E1 | in EC2
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as... More
 
 
 
St Helen's Church, Bishopsgate
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Great St Helen's, EC2, London EC3A | in EC2
St Helen's is a 13th century twin-nave church which has been fully restored after damage caused by 1992 and 1993 bomb attacks in the City.... More
 
 
 
Guildhall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Gresham Street, EC2, London EC2P | in EC2
Since the Middle Ages the Guildhall has been the centre of Government for the City of London. The current building has stood in the geographical... More
 
 
 
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, EC2, London EC4N | in EC2
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was... More
 
 
 
Bevis Marks Synagogue
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bevis Marks, EC2, London EC3A | in EC2
Bevis Marks Synagogue was opened in 1701 and is the oldest synagogue in use on British soil. Incorporating in the roof a beam from a... More
 
 
 
St Giles Church Cripplegate
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fore Street, EC2, London EC2Y | in EC2
Situated in the centre of the Barbican complex, this church is of great historical and architectural interest. There is a Roman wall in the churchyard,... More
 
 
 
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, EC2, London EC1A | in EC2
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation... More
 
 
 
Goldsmiths' Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Foster Lane, EC2, London EC2V | in EC2
An 1835 (William IV) Renaissance building rebuilt by Philip Hardwick, containing portraits. Although this building only dates from the 1830s, inside the Court Room is... More
 
 
 
St Peter upon Cornhill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Cornhill, EC2, London EC3V | in EC2
Restored Wren church from 1680 situated on, reputedly, the oldest church site in the City of London (AD2). The building is now used for the... More
 
 
 
The Parish Church Of St Michael's Cornhill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Michael's Alley, EC2, London EC3V | in EC2
This Sir Christopher Wren church was built in 1672, and has a tower by Nicholas Hawksmoor (1722). The church was later restored by Sir George... More
 
 
 
St Lawrence Jewry-Next-Guildhall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Gresham Street, EC2, London EC2V | in EC2
Dedicated to St Lawrence who was roasted alive on a grid iron in 3rd century Rome, this church was rebuilt by Wren in 1670-87. Unfortunately it... More
 
 
 
St Mary-Le-Bow Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Cheapside, EC2, London EC2V | in EC2
Christopher Wren church and home to the Bow Bells. The Tower of St Mary-Le-Bow is open to visitors. The Norman crypt with its chapel was... More
 
 
 
St Mary Woolnoth Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lombard Street, EC2, London EC3V | in EC2
One of six Hawksmoor churches, this is the only one in the City of London. A robust Baroque facade and superbly treated North Wall with... More
 
 
 
St Vedast-alias-Foster Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
4 Foster Lane, EC2, London EC2V | in EC2
This church, with its unusual steeple and adjoining small, secluded courtyard was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren after the Great Fire in 1666. It was,... More
 
 
 
Church of St Anne and St Agnes
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Gresham Street, EC2, London EC2V | in EC2
St Anne and St Agnes was one of over 50 churches to be rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren. He planned it in the form of... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Church of St Mary Aldermary
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Watling Street, EC2, London EC4M | in EC2
A church rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, approximately 1680, in the Gothic style after it was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. It is,... More
 
 
 
St Margaret's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lothbury, EC2, London EC2R | in EC2
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Stock Exchange
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Old Broad Street, EC2, London EC2N | in EC2
The London Stock Exchange, one of the oldest stock exchanges in the world with a history dating back more than 300 years, is at the... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, EC2, London EC3V | in EC2
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one... More
 
 
 
Temple of Mithras
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Queen Victoria Street, EC2, London EC4N | in EC2
This amazing ancient Roman temple was accidentally unearthed as part of reconstruction work undertaken on Walbrook Street in the city of London after World War... More
 
 
 
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, EC2, London EC2N | in EC2
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her... More
 
 
 
St Giles Church, Cripplegate
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fore Street, EC2, London EC2Y | in EC2
Situated in the centre of the Barbican complex, this church is of great historical and architectural interest. There is a Roman wall in the churchyard,... More
 
 
 
No 1 Poultry
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
EC2, London EC2R | in EC2
Occupying the site of the former Mappin & Webb jewellery showrooms, No 1 Poulty is a landmark building in The City designed by James Stirling... More
 
 
 
Museum of Methodism & John Wesley's House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Wesley's Chapel, 49 City Road, EC2, London EC1Y | in EC2
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Church of St Michael and All Angels, Shoreditch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Mark Street (off Paul Street), Hackney, EC2, London EC2A | in EC2
A masterpiece of the Victorian architect James Brooks, this church now houses the premises of LASSCO (the London Architectural Salvage and Supply Company) who deal... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, EC2, London EC4N | in EC2
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent... More
 
 
 
Bishopsgate Goods Yard
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Shoreditch High Street , Spitalfields, EC2, London E1 | in EC2
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Plaisterers' Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
One London Wall, EC2, London EC2Y | in EC2
Located right in the heart of the city, Plaisterers' Hall is multi-purpose venue for conferences, road shows, presentations, parties and wedding receptions. All manner of... More
 
 
 

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