London Architecture

Church of Saint Magnus the Martyr

Lower Thames Street
London, England EC3R 6DN
Basic Information
Designed by Christopher Wren
Cost £9,579 19s 10d
Type holy place
Neighborhood: The City
Bounding Streets:
Lower Thames Street
London Bridge
More Information
  • The steeple was inspired by the church of St Carolus Borromeus in Antwerp.
  • 1671: Construction started.
  • 1687: Construction ended.
  • 1703: Construction of the steeple started.
  • 1706: Construction of the steeple ended.
  • 1709: The prominent clock, donated by Sir Charles Duncombe, was added to the church.