St Etheldreda's Church  

 
 
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14 Ely Place, Clerkenwell, London EC1N 6RY
 
 
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Open from 07:30 to 18:00 daily
 
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Free, donations appreciated
 

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St Etheldreda's ChurchBuilt around 1250, this the oldest Catholic Church in London and one of a very few surviving buildings from the reign of Edward I. Originally a Chapel from 1250 to 1570, it became a Catholic church in 1874, but in the interim it had served as a prison, a hospital and even a tavern. The church walls are inset with statues of martyrs and there are some beautiful examples of stained-glass. Visit on a Sunday morning to catch one of the regular choral recitals.

 

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Farringdon Tube Station
 
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Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
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Farringdon Rail
 
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Snowhill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
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Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from St Etheldreda's Church

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