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The Church of St Vedast Alias Foster

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You are likely to stumble across this Christopher Wren church near St Paul's and it is worth... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Near St Paul's church, this quite place is full with glass work. This is an Anglican church in the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
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4 Foster Lane, London EC2V 6HH, England
City of London
+44 20 7606 3998
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

An imposing steeple is part of the attractive facade that has impressive stone craft work. Within is attractively embellished while maintaining a tranquil atmosphere. The vista along the open nave is grand, with dark wooden tiered seating on both sides. A triptych with the ten...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This really is a hidden gem that you can easily walk passed. It is like a different world inside with lovely carving and atmospheric lighting. There is some beautiful stained glass and a lovely collection of mainly 16th century Silver.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

You are likely to stumble across this Christopher Wren church near St Paul's and it is worth looking inside. Beautiful stained glass and a bright simple interior. Unfortunately much of it is restored after WW2 so it is not original. It is a working church...More

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 6 August 2018

OMG, close by St Pauls this is a cool and clinical gem of a building with a delightful cloistered type churchyard at the side. The cruciform structure with Oxbridge type choir stalls and geometric patterns are the perfect counter point to St Stephen W half...More

Thank hewiewright
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This church usually has a wedding or function on when I pass and in fact today there was a table lid out with wine glasses but I persevered. This is a light and bright church with lovely stained glass and ceiling carving however all is...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Walking into the church the first thing that caught my eye was the B&W tiled floor, the walls are white and there are plenty of windows, so the church is bright and light. The pews are at right angles to the altar, giving the impression...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Near St Paul's church, this quite place is full with glass work. This is an Anglican church in the Catholic tradition. Named after a French saint, this small church is peaceful, and used for wedding purpose also. When we visited this church, a book of...More

Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Another of the City of London's havens of peace and quiet amid the commercial bustle all around it and another Wren masterpiece, close to St Paul's Cathedral. The church was founded in 1308 and has survived extensive damage in the Great Fire of London and...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Very close to St. Pauls, St. Vedast - Alias - Foster is a quiet haven and an absolute must to tic off on the list of City Churches, damaged during the War and rebuilt as style that Wren built it after the Great Fire of...More

Thank rphood2004
Reviewed 15 June 2014

The Church of St Vedast Alias Foster is a small church located on Foster Lane, just beside St. Paul's Cathedral that visitors might want to check out before or after seeing St. Paul's. St. Vedast has a history stretching back to the 12th century and...More

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“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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