St Magnus the Martyr Church was rebuilt in 1676 after the Great Fire of London, by Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723). The Church is a Grade I listed building, it is named after Magnus the Earl of Orkney who was declared a saint in 1135.
Open: Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.
Where is St Magnus the Martyr Church? It is a 4 minute walk from Monument Station in zone 1. Monument serves the Circle, District, Northern lines.
What is nearby on foot? London Monument 1 mins, Old Billingsgate 3 mins, Tower of London 8 mins.
Did you know? The church was mentioned by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) in ‘Oliver Twist’ and T.S Eliot (1888-1965) in ‘The Waste Land.’