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St Mary le Strand is a Church of England church at the eastern end of the Strand in the City of Westminster, London & dates back to January 1723
St Mary Le Strand is effectively situated on a traffic island which makes it very unique....More
This church in the middle of a busy London street has a very pretty interior. Lovely blue stained glass, great ceiling and intriguing pictures of Charles 1 and his Queen propped behind the ornate font. It is often locked up so try going to a...More
This is a lovely little church we stumbled upon on our way to watch "Mamma Mia" in the nearby Novello theater.
While the church was already closed while we visited, the lights from within it made the windows look particularly beautiful.
While visiting London, it is not unusual to find churches located in some interesting locations. St. Mary le Strand is one such church. It is located in the middle of a busy roadway in the Strand, opposite the Strand Building.
It is an elegant small...More
The church is on a traffic island very near to Somerset House. It was first built in 1222 but was pulled down to make way for building of Somerset House. A new church was built 1714 and consecrated in 1723. It is well known for...More
It is worth visiting central London churches, not only to see the often splendid interiors but also to meet one or two of the group of volunteers who ensure that central London churches are kept open most of the time. I happened to visit St...More
This is a church of England church at the eastern end of the Strand and it stands conspicuously on a traffic island. It is the official church of the Women's Royal Naval Service and has a book of remembrance for members who died in service....More
The facade of this tiny church situated in the middle of the Strand thorough fare in London is always intriquing. It is a very unique barogue style church. It beckons you as you approach it along the Strand. It is a hit or miss trying...More
The second island church on the Strand (St. Clement Danes is the other, just to the Northeast), St. Mary-le-Strand has always captivated my daughter. We visited when she was five and seeing the little church in the center of the road is one of her...More
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.