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St Margaret Ludgate, London

Historical Description

St. Margaret Ludgate, a parish in the City of London.


The church of St. Margaret succeeded a previous church of 1437, was rebuilt by Wren at a cost of £5378, has a beautiful small spire which is a striking contrast to the massive form of the neighbouring cathedral, had as a rector Purchas, the author of the "Pilgrimage," and contains his grave.