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.
Main attractions: All Hallows by the Tower
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. His father Admiral Penn also 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. Visitors can still see the remains of a 1.000 years old arch
Opening hours: All Hallows by the Tower
April-October: Monday-Friday 8am – 6pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am – 5pm. November-March: Monday-Friday 8am – 5pm Saturday-Sunday 10am – 5pm. There is an arrangement for free Audio and Guided tour.
Address and Nearest Tube to All Hallows by the Tower
Address: Byward Street, London EC3R 5BJ. See the location in Google Map
Telephone and Email: 020 7481 2928 Email. [email protected]
Nearest Tube and Bus: Tower Hill (District and Circle Lines), Nearest DLR: Tower Gateway. Bus-bus numbers 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1, N15. Visit the Journey Planner of Transport for London to see how to get here.
Car Parking: No parking on site. You may find parking space at the adjacent Duncannon Street
The oldest & most historical Anglican Church