St. Michael Paternoster Royal Church, London

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#157 of 264 in Historic Sites in London




St Michael Paternoster Royal is a church in the City of London. The original building, which was first recorded in the 13th century, was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666. The church was rebuilt under the aegis of Sir Christopher Wren. However St Michael’s was severely damaged during the London Blitz in the Second World War. It was restored between 1966 and 1968.


In 1423 Richard "Dick" Whittington, the fabled Lord Mayor of London, was buried within its precincts; although the tomb is now lost.
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  • It's hard to judge something from its outward appearance, but I had very little information to go on as I only saw it from a bus tour.  more »
  • A beautiful service with choirs from Lloyd’s and a primary School from Teesside. Princess Anne read a lesson and socialised afterwards at the Skinner’s’ Hall.  more »
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  • Looks like an office from outside but a beautiful church open to all inside. A lovely solemn place to sit and pray. Also remember the sacrifice of the people with water everywhere but not a drop to drink.
  • Amazing little church tucked away in the middle of London
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