St Magnus Church is the historic church dedicated to St Magnus the Martyr, Earl of Orkney. He was executed on the Egilsay island following a power struggle with his cousin
St Magnus Church is a Parish Church and is located in Central London Monument. It is the historic church dedicated to St Magnus the Martyr, Earl of Orkney.
Reasons to name St Magnus the Martyr
The Church dedicated to St Magnus the Martyr, Earl of Orkney. He died on 16 April 1118. He was executed on the island of Egilsay following a power struggle with his cousin. Magnus had a reputation for piety and gentleness and was canonised in 1135.
There is evidence to suggest that the original building was in place by 1128. Highly regarded 17th-century architect Sir Christopher Wren took charge of the rebuild of St Magnus The Martyr when it was a victim of Great London Fire.
What to see: St Magnus the Martyr
The Church welcome visitors from around the world. You can see the beautiful interior and world-famous 4 metre long model of the old London Bridge. Also listen to celebrated new ring of bells.
Opening hours: St Magnus the Martyr
Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 4pm. Times of services: Sunday at 11.00 am- Solemn High Mass, Tuesday – Friday at 12.30 pm- Low Mass. Nowadays the church welcomes worshippers to Mass.
Address and Nearest Tube to St Magnus the Martyr
Address: Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6DN. See the location in Google Map
Telephone: 020 7626 4481
Nearest Tube and Bus: Monument (Circle Line, District Line), Bank (Northern, Central, DLR, Waterloo & City) Bus- Bus numbers 15, 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 48, 133, 141, 149, 521, 344. Visit the Journey Planner of Transport for London to see how to get here.