St Bartholomew-the-Great

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Founded in 1123, at the time of the Plantagenets, it was originally part of an Augustine Priory that served the neighbouring hospital. A 13C arcade inserted under a half-timbered house of the Elizabethan era provides access to the Church where Hogarth was baptised in 1697 (15C baptismal fonts). The vessel's surround is Romanesque.
Inside, the 12C chancel has a sober majesty and its upper part was reworked in the Gothic perpendicular style in 1405.

Useful information

Address:

W. Smithfield, EC1A 7JQ London

Price:

4 £

Opening hours

[Mon-Tue 8.30am-5pm, Wed-Fri 8.30am-9.30pm, Sat 10.30am-4pm, Sun 8.30am-8pm]

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