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St Giles-in-the-Fields Church

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St Giles-in-the-Fields Church

The site of St Giles-in-the-Fields Church has a history going back to medieval times, although the... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
The Poets Church at one end of Tin Pan Alley

This early 18th century church stands on the site of a whole series of previous religious buildings... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Nicholas H
London, United Kingdom
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60 St. Giles High Street, London WC2H 8LG, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7240 2532
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

The site of St Giles-in-the-Fields Church has a history going back to medieval times, although the the present church only dates back to 18th century. Architecturally, the church is interesting for being the first English church to be built in the Palladian style. Even if...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

This early 18th century church stands on the site of a whole series of previous religious buildings and has a large number of plague victims buried in its churchyard. The architecture is both powerful and serene. The site has become isolated by the busy cut...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

London has so many beautiful churches and cathedrals and St Giles-in-the-Fields is just one example. Beautiful and interesting architecture.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

During the period 1196 - 1789, this church would be the half-way mark for convicts of Newgate meeting their fate (public hanging) at Tyburn (now Marble Arch). Here is where Anthony Babbington, conspirator and devoted follower of Mary Queen of Scots, was castrated, before meeting...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Lovely calming church with stunning architecture. Think you could quite easily miss this church. I entered as a farmers market is based in the grounds of the church.

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This church commonly known as the Poet's Church, is a church in the London Borough of Camden, in the West End. It is close to the Tottenham Court Road tube station. Poet John Milton's daughter Mary was baptised here in 1647 and the Poetry Society...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is the third place of worship to have stood on this site. The first was a chapel dating from 1101, which became a parish church in 1547, when the 'in-the-fields' was added. The second was built in 1630. This is the third designed by...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I visited the beautiful St Giles-in-the-Fields church last night for a unique and atmospheric production of "The Duchess of Malfi" . The building, lighting and acoustics added to the performance. I imagine it would equally as amazing to attend an evening classical concert here (there...More

Thank Natasha_J_Soliar
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The present church on this site was built in the 1700's and is of the Palladian style. We visited here because my husband's Godfather, the Revd. G C Taylor was the incumbent here for fifty one years, retiring in the year 2000. We had never...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

St Giles has one good stained glass window, a reasonable organ and a good barrel ceiling. The pulpit looks old, as does the font. Other than that, the somewhat Methodist feel to the setup, with ground floor level pews and a first floor level, looks...More

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