All Hallows by the Tower – a resting place for the bodies of those beheaded at the Tower of London
All Hallows by the Tower is the oldest and most historic church, dating back to 675 AD. Visitors can still see the remains of a 1.000 years old arch.
Inside the crypt there is a small museum that includes a model of Roman London and a baptism record from the founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn whose father Admiral Penn took efforts to save this church from Great Fire of London of 1666.
It served as the resting place for the bodies of those beheaded at the Tower of London, including Catholic saint, Thomas More, Bishop John Fisher and Archbishop Laud.
Nearest Tube/Railway Station: Tower Hill (Circle Line; District Line)
Address: Byward Street, London EC3R 5BJ, Tel. 020-7481 2928. It’s near to Tower Bridge. See in Google Map
For more information, visit its website. You can also visit other religious places in London
The oldest & most historical Anglican Church