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St Peter's Cornhill

St Peter's Cornhill

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1760

Shelfmark: Ktop XXIV

Item number: 2

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Drawing of the north side of St Peter's Church upon Cornhill in London. It is supposedly founded on the site of a Roman basilica. In the Middle Ages, the church was known for its grammar school and large library. Like many other London churches, it was burned in the Great Fire of 1666. It was rebuilt by Christopher Wren in 1677-8.

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