St. Paul's Cathedral London, England

This grand Neoclassical cathedral was designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675 after its predecessor burned down in the Great Fire of London. The site of many important wedding and funerals over the centuries, St. Paul's Cathedral is one of the most popular attractions in Britain.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248420
NHLE ID
1079157
Names
Cathedral Church of St Paul
Cathedral Church of St. Paul
St. Paul's Cathedral
Coordinates
51.5138486° N, 0.1005393° W

Location Map

Map showing the location of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

604
The first St. Paul's Cathedral built of wood on Ludgate Hill in London
2 Sep 1666
Great Fire of London
1675
Reconstruction of St. Paul's Cathedral in London
4 Jan 1950
St. Paul's Cathedral designated a Grade I listed building
30 Jan 1965
Funeral of Winston Churchill at St. Paul's Cathedral
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Listed Building Data

St. Paul's Cathedral is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1079157
Grade
I
Name
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PAUL
Location
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PAUL, ST PAUL'S CHURCHYARD EC4
Grid Reference
TQ 32042 81141