St Giles Church, Cripplegate

 
 
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St Giles Church, CripplegateSituated in the centre of the Barbican complex, this church is of great historical and architectural interest. There is a Roman wall in the churchyard, John Milton is buried here and Oliver Cromwell married here. There is a permanent display of photographs of the church and the local area. Recitals are held on a regular basis. The novelist A.N. Wilson wrote: "The Barbican is now an immense plate-glass fantasy, enormous gleaming towers soaring upward to the sky. But, doggedly, in the middle of it all, St Giles Cripplegate, bombed and repaired, stands as the last imaginable little memorial."

 

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Barbican Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
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Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 33 Legion
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £79  22% off
    7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
    Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
     
     
     
    Malmaison London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £52  35% off
    18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 6 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
    Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ... More
     
     
     
    Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  42% off
    24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 9 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 8 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 2 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 2 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 2 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Wood Street Bar and Restaurant
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    53 Fore Street, City, London EC2Y8AX | 1 minute from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    125 Alban Gate, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 8 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 13 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Postman's Park
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    King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 4 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Dirty Martini, St Paul's
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    130 Wood St, City, London EC2V | 6 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    The Longroom
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Barbican Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from St Giles Church, Cripplegate
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    Aaron Koblin And Ben Tricklebank: Light Echoes
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from St Giles Church, Cripplegate

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    The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark
    Exhibitions | Until 29th November 2015 

    Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from St Giles Church, Cripplegate

    Rarely seen photographs of the construction of the building from a bomb site into a brutalist architectural landmark....More

    Hamlet
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    Theatre | Until 31st October 2015 

    Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from St Giles Church, Cripplegate

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    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Museum of London 3 minutes walk from St Giles Church, Cripplegate

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    Exhibitions | Until 19th September 2015 

    Bloomberg SPACE 6 minutes walk from St Giles Church, Cripplegate

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    Voga at Coq d'Argent
    Voga at Coq d'Argent
    Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015 

    Coq d'Argent 8 minutes walk from St Giles Church, Cripplegate

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    Moroccan Sky Riad
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    Foodie Events | Until 5th September 2015 

    Searcys at The Gherkin 11 minutes walk from St Giles Church, Cripplegate

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 17th September 2015 

    The Queen Of Hoxton 12 minutes walk from St Giles Church, Cripplegate

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