Medieval London

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St. Bartholomew Church .jpg
Because many churches were taken over by existing congregations, many architectural features of the church have been altered in some way since its founding; many, however, still retain their original medieval features. The North aisle retains…

Map St. Bartholomew.jpg
St. Bartholomew the Great Church is located in West Smithfield (located on the left top-hand side of the map). It is marked with a red circle.

Floor plan of Church.jpg
A floor plan of St. Bartholomew the Great Church that includes all the aspects of the original church.

winchester_palace.JPG
Winchester Palace, located in present-day Southwark about 250 meters west of the London Bridge, served as the London residence of the Bishops of Winchester during the Middle Ages.While the west wall remains standing, the other three stone walls were…

Winchester Palace, Ruins.gif
Pictured here is an image of the Winchester Palace ruins after the fire of 1814. The fire revealed many medieval remains of the palace that were hidden during industrialization in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This fire set aprecedent for…

St. Bartholomew Choir.jpg
The choir is four bays long and has cylindrical piers and unmoulded arches, typical of the twelfth century.

Lambeth Palace.jpg
The chapel and the crypt, dating from Hubert Walter’s ministry, remain. Interestingly, the windows of the chapel were made in a French style. Lollard’s tower was completed by Archbishop Chicheley in 1435, though it is uncertain if…

St Olave Map.png
St. Olave Hart Street is located on the corner of Hart Street and Seething Lane (in close proximity to the Tower of London on the map). It is the Ward Church of the Tower Ward in the City of London. It was an eastern suburb of London in the middle…

Crypt 1270.png
Of the remaining medieval elements in St. Olave Hart Street Church, the western wall of the crypt is one of the oldest, dating to c. 1270. In 1853, the crypt was filled in when the practice of crypt burial was discontinued by law. However, it was…

Lower Portion of Tower.png
This image shows the lower portion of St. Olave's Tower, which was constructed in three stages. The two lower portions were built out of stone in the fifteenth century, and were later resurfaced at the end of the seventeenth century. The top portion…
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