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St. Alfege's

Greenwich Church Street, London SE10 9BJ, England
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In the center of Greenwich

St Alfege Church is an Anglican church in the center of Greenwich, part of the Royal Borough of... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
beppo81
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Antwerp, Belgium
Of particular interest to our Canadian cousins

Situated in the centre of Greenwich St Alfege’s is an 18th Century church with its roots going back... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
Molesey19
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London, United Kingdom
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Built on the site of where St. Alfege, Archbishop of Canterbury, met his death in 1012, this building served as the royal church in Tudor times when the court was based in Greenwich.
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18 Apr 2017
“In the center of Greenwich”
28 Sep 2015
“Of particular interest to our Canadian cousins”
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Greenwich Church Street, London SE10 9BJ, England
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

St Alfege Church is an Anglican church in the center of Greenwich, part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich in London, allegedly on the spot where he was killed in 1012. After collapsing in earlier XVIII century, it was rebuild by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Greenwich is...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Situated in the centre of Greenwich St Alfege’s is an 18th Century church with its roots going back to the 12th Century. It was designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, a pupil of Sir Christopher Wren, and features an interior upper gallery. Its most notable feature is...More

Thank Molesey19
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Alfege was an 11 C Archbishop of Canterbury bashed to death by drunken Danes, ensuring his canonization and enshrining his memory in this lovely Nicholas Hawksmoor church in the middle of Greenwich. As with any visit to Greenwich the best transport is up the river...More

Thank beardedchemist
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Situated in a main part of Greenwich, so easy access. There was a choir rehearsing when i visited, so i had the added bonus of a free concert. The church is Lovely so if you fancy a little respite whilst visitng Greenwich call in for...More

Thank Wanda M
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is a delightful church by Hawksmoor that has the benefit of being both in the centre of Greenwich near the other main attractions and to be strongly associated with the English Composer Thomas Tallis. Tallis worked in a previous building on this site and...More

Thank Clerkenwellman
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

This church as one of Nicholas Hawskmoor's six or so London masterpieces, his crowning glory being, in my opinion, Christ Church, Spitalfields, is well worth a visit in its own right. The interior is in a good state of repair spotlights now imbedded in the...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 8 June 2013

I liked this place from the first moment I saw it. It stands out like a beacon in the middle of this thriving community. It has one of the most beautiful frontages I have seen - and I took lots of photographs of it.

Thank DougieFowler
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