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The ruins of St Alban, Wood Street, and surrounding buildings after the Second World War (source) After the war, St Alban, Wood Street was one of the churches that was not rebuilt.

Demolition of the damaged nave took place inbut the tower – which had survived with remarkably little damage sustained – was kept standing. St Alban's was a church in Wood Street, City of was dedicated to Saint medieval origin, it was rebuilt indestroyed St.

Alban Tower the Great Fire of London inand rebuilt once again, this time to a Gothic design by Sir Christopher Wren. It was severely damaged by bombing during the Second World War, and the ruins cleared, leaving only the tower. St Alban Wood Street (pictured above and below) was also rebuilt by Wren after the Great Fire – sadly it was destroyed on a single night during the Blitz, 29th of December Wren’s gothic-style tower survived – a glance through its doors reveals an entry foyer (when the wooden doors aren’t locked) and old stairs leading to the.

St Alban's, Wood Street, and its former sculptural interest Tower of St Alban's, Wood Street. St Alban’s Wood Street stood just north of Guildhall, south of London Wall. Only the tower from " Wren ’s church survived bombing in World War II, yet it is worth recording on these pages for two reasons.

Pictured below amongst the jumble of modern office blocks is the St Alban Tower which stands on an island in the middle of Wood Street, close to the Guildhall. Dedicated to the Christian martyr, Saint Alban this isolated spire is all that remains of.

Marooned: The church tower of St Alban stands in on a traffic island in the middle of Wood Street The original church window World War II caused a lot of damage and destruction to Sir Christopher Wren ‘s churches in the City of London.

Some were completely destroyed by bombs, while some damage was repairable. If this statement is correct, the dedication to St. Alban, which is of rare occurrence, would be explained. Alban's (St.) Court. West out of Wood Street at No with a passage south to Oat Lane (P.O.

Directory). In Cripplegate Ward Within. First mention: Horwood, Named after the Church of St. Alban, Wood Street.

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campaign headquarters for JFK and its luxurious suites were frequented by celebrities such as Frank Sinatra. Alban Towers has been a very nice building so far. I have had a couple of issues with appliances and they were fixed up the same day.

The Wood Street equipment is new and good quality. The common areas are very well kept and staff are St. Alban Tower them every morning.

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"ST. ALBAN'S CHURCH, Wood-street, Cheapside, is situated about the middle of the east side. It is an indifferent attempt at the pointed style of architecture by Sir Christopher Wren, who, it is dear by this and other of his churches in the ancient English style of Gothic architecture, had but little knowledge and feeling for this appropriate and elegant style of ecclesiastical architecture.

Wood Street is a street in the City of London, the historic centre and primary financial district of originates in the south at a junction with Cheapside; heading north it crosses Gresham Street and London northernmost end runs alongside The Postern, part of the Barbican estate, stopping at Andrewes Wood Street lies within the wards of Bassishaw (north of Gresham.

The people of St Albans built the tower, which was completed by as a symbol of their resistance against the power of the abbot of St Albans.

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The Tower allowed the town to sound its own hours and, untilthe curfew. The Clock Tower's bell rang out for the first Battle of St Albans during the Wars of the Roses in Book your tickets online for St Albans Clock Tower, St Albans: See reviews, articles, and photos of St Albans Clock Tower, ranked No.7 on Tripadvisor among 54 attractions in St Albans/ TripAdvisor reviews.

1 review of Ruins of St Alban's Church, Wood Street "Walking around the Barbican, you may suddenly get a glimpse of this extraordinary mediaeval-looking tower, seemingly stuck in the middle of a street and surrounded on all sides by large modern buildings.

However, given its history, it's lucky to be there at all The tower is in fact all that remains of the church of St Alban, Wood Street. Whether it's your first visit or St. Albans is a favorite travel destination, get ready to explore all that St.

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In the historic market place of St Albans, a stone's throw from the cathedral precinct, stands a unique medieval survivor; the Clock Tower, built between and (update: recent dendrochronology testing has determined that the tower was built in ).This is the only known example of a free-standing medieval town belfry in England.

Saint Alban History: (Photo: A 13th-century depiction of Saint Alban’s martyr at Trinity College Library, Dublin – Source)St Albans is the central market town of Hertfordshire, that first came into being during Roman Albans is short of Saint the Alban or Saint Alban who was martyred in St Albans (Roman Verulamium) for being pious, honest, and Catholic Christian.

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Albans/Bricket Wood provides guests with a public parking place. The St Alban's sanctuary was torn down inbut the elegant Wren tower was left as a remembrance of this historic parish church.

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