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Church in/near Knightsbridge, existing between 1843 and now

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St Paul’s Church is an Anglican church of the Anglo-Catholic tradition located at 32a Wilton Place.

The church was founded in 1843, the first in London to champion the ideals of the Oxford Movement, during the incumbency of the Reverend W. J. E. Bennett. The architect was Thomas Cundy the younger.

A memorial in St Paul’s Church commemorates 52 members of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry who died on active service in World War II, carrying out secret intelligence work for the Special Operations Executive in occupied countries as well as providing transport drivers for the ATS. It includes three holders of the George Cross.

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Westminster

Westminster - heart of government.

Westminster lies on the north bank of the River Thames, southwest of the City of London. It has a large concentration of London's historic and prestigious landmarks and visitor attractions, including the Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral.

Historically part of the parish of St Margaret in the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex, the name Westminster was the ancient description for the area around Westminster Abbey – the West Minster, or monastery church, that gave the area its name – which has been the seat of the government of England (and later the British government) for almost a thousand years.

Westminster is the location of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which houses the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The area has been the seat of the government of England for almost a thousand years. Westminster is thus often used as a metonym for Parliament and the political community of the United Kingdom generally. The civil service is similarly referred to by the area it inhabits, Whitehall, and Westminster is consequently also used in reference to the Westminster System, the parliamentary model of democratic government that has evolved in the United Kingdom.

The term Westminster Village, sometimes used in the context of British politics, does not refer to a geographical area at all; employed especially in the phrase Westminster Village gossip, it denotes a supposedly close social circle of Members of Parliament, political journalists, so-called spin doctors and others connected to events in the Palace of Westminster.

The historic core of Westminster is the former Thorney Island on which Westminster Abbey was built. The Abbey became the traditional venue of the coronation of the kings and queens of England. The nearby Palace of Westminster came to be the principal royal residence after the Norman conquest of England in 1066, and later housed the developing Parliament and law courts of England. It can be said that London thus has developed two distinct focal points: an economic one in the City of London; and a political and cultural one in Westminster, where the Royal Court had its home. This division is still very apparent today.

The monarchy later moved to the Palace of Whitehall a little towards the north-east. The law courts have since moved to the Royal Courts of Justice, close to the border of the City of London.

The Westminster area formed part of the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex. The ancient parish was St Margaret; after 1727 split into the parishes of St Margaret and St John. The area around Westminster Abbey formed the extra-parochial Close of the Collegiate Church of St Peter surrounded by—but not part of—either parish. Until 1900 the local authority was the combined vestry of St Margaret and St John (also known as the Westminster District Board of Works from 1855 to 1887), which was based at Westminster City Hall on Caxton Street from 1883. The Liberty of Westminster, governed by the Westminster Court of Burgesses, also included St Martin in the Fields and several other parishes and places. Westminster had its own quarter sessions, but the Middlesex sessions also had jurisdiction. The area was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London in 1889 and the local government of Westminster was reformed in 1900 when the court of burgesses and parish vestries were abolished, to be replaced with a metropolitan borough council. The council was given city status, allowing it to be known as Westminster City Council.

The underground station was opened as Westminster Bridge on 24 December 1868 by the steam-operated Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) (now the District line) when the railway opened the first section of its line from South Kensington. It was originally the eastern terminus of the MDR and the station cutting ended at a concrete wall buffered by timber sleepers. The approach to the station from the west runs in cut and cover tunnel under the roadway of Broad Sanctuary and diagonally under Parliament Square. In Broad Sanctuary the tunnel is close to Westminster Abbey and St Margaret's church and care was required to avoid undermining their foundations when excavating in the poor ground found there.

The station was completely rebuilt to incorporate new deep-level platforms for the Jubilee line when it was extended to the London Docklands in the 1990s. During the works, the level of the sub-surface platforms was lowered to enable ground level access to Portcullis House. This was achieved in small increments carried out when the line was closed at night.









LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
25 Park Lane:   25 Park Lane was the London residence of Sir Philip Sassoon.
Apsley House:   There is a rumour that the 1st Duke of Wellington insisted his post to his home, Apsley House, be addressed as Number One, London. It however was not due only to ego.
Apsley Way:   Apsley Way is the formal name for the pathway which runs under Wellington Arch.
Blandel Bridge:   The bridge over the Westbourne at Sloane Square was called Blandel Bridge and was later renamed Grosvenor Bridge.
Bond Street:   Where the rich go shopping
Burton Court:   
Church of the Annunciation:   The Church of the Annunciation, Marble Arch, is a Church of England parish church designed by Sir Walter Tapper. It is a Grade II* listed building.
Eaton House Belgravia Pre-Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 8. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Ebury Farm:   Ebury Farm was a simple marshy farm whose lands later became the richest real estate in London.
Francis Holland School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Francis Holland School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Garden House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Halcyon London International School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Halkin Hotel:   The Halkin (styled as The Halkin by COMO) is a 5-star hotel.
Harrods:   Harrods is an upmarket department store located in Brompton Road in Knightsbridge.
Hill House International Junior School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hyde Park Corner:   At the other end of Park Lane from Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner has struck terror into many a learner driver.
Inchbald School of Design:   Miscellaneous which accepts students between the ages of 18 and 99.
InterContinental London:   InterContinental London Park Lane is a luxury 5-star hotel.
Knightsbridge:   Knightsbridge was originally a small hamlet, between the villages of Chelsea (Chelsey), Kensington (Kensing town) and Charing. In the time of Edward I, the manor of Knightsbridge appertained to the abbey of Westminster. It was named after a crossing of the River Westbourne, which is now an underground river.
London Lock Hospital:   The London Lock Hospital was the first venereal disease clinic.
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch station was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway.
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble faced triumphal arch.
Mayfair:   Mayfair (originally called The May Fair) is an area of central London, by the east edge of Hyde Park. Mayfair boasts some of the capital's most exclusive property of all types.
Metropolitan Borough of Westminster:   The Metropolitan Borough of Westminster was a metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965.
More House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Odeon Marble Arch:   The Odeon Marble Arch (known as the Regal 1928-1945) was a cinema located opposite Marble Arch monument at the top of Park Lane, with its main entrance on Edgware Road.
On This Day in London: 4 November:   On This Day in London: 4 November
RAF Bomber Command Memorial:   The Royal Air Force Bomber Command Memorial is a memorial commemorating the crews of RAF Bomber Command who embarked on missions during the Second World War.
Royal Aeronautical Society:   The Royal Aeronautical Society, also known as the RAeS, is a British-founded multidisciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community.
Royal Artillery Memorial:   The Royal Artillery Memorial is a stone memorial at Hyde Park Corner, dedicated to the First World War casualties of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
Saint Thomas More Language College:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Sloane Square:   Sloane Square station was opened on 24 December 1868 by the Metropolitan District Railway when the company opened the first section of its line.
Somerset House, Park Lane:   Somerset House was an 18th-century town house on the east side of Park Lane, where it meets Oxford Street, in the Mayfair area of London. It was also known as 40 Park Lane, although a renumbering means that the site is now called 140 Park Lane.
Speakers’ Corner:   Speakers’ Corner is in the northeast corner of Hyde Park.
St Barnabas’ CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Nicholas Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St Peter’s Eaton Square CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sussex House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 13.
The Fascination of Chelsea: The Royal Hospital:   Written by G. E. MITTON in 1902. Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
Tyburn:   Tyburn was a village of Middlesex close to the current location of Marble Arch and the southern end of Edgware Road.
Wellington Arch:   Wellington Arch is located to the south of Hyde Park at the western corner of Green Park.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Twopenny Tube:   In 1900, a pioneering underground railway began running in London.


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Duke Of York Square, SW3 · Duke Street, W1K · Dunraven Street, W1K · Duplex Ride, SW1X · East Road, SW3 · Eaton Close, SW1W · Eaton Gate, SW1W · Eaton Mews North, SW1X · Eaton Mews South, SW1W · Eaton Mews West, SW1W · Eaton Place, SW1X · Eaton Square, SW1W · Eaton Terrace, SW1W · Ebury Bridge Road, SW1W · Ebury Bridge, SW1W · Ebury Mews, SW1W · Ebury Square, SW1W · Ebury Street, SW1W · Ebury Strreet, SW1W · Eccleston Street, SW1W · Edwards Mews, W1U · Egerton Gardens Mews, SW3 · Egerton Gardens, SW3 · Elizabeth Street, SW1W · Ellis Street, SW1X · Ennismore Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Street, SW7 · Fairholt Street, SW7 · Franklins Row, SW3 · Frederic Mews, SW1X · Gee’s Court, W1U · Gees Court, W1U · Gilbert Street, W1K · Graham Terrace, SW1W · Granville Place, W1H · Great Cumberland Place, W1 · Great Cumberland Place, W1H · Green Street, W1K · Groom Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Cottages, SW1W · Grosvenor Crescent Mews, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent, SW1X · Grosvenor Cresent, SW1X · Grosvenor Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Square, W1A · Grosvenor Square, W1K · Halkin Arcade, SW1X · Halkin Street, SW1X · Hamilton Mews, W1J · Hamilton Place, W1J · Hampden Gurney Street, W1H · Hans Crescent, SW1X · Hans Crescent, SW3 · Hans Cresent, SW1X · Hans Place, SW1X · Hans Road, SW1X · Hans Road, SW3 · Hans Street, SW1X · Harriet Street, SW1X · Harriet Walk, SW1X · Harrods Green, HA8 · Headfort Place, SW1X · Herbert Crescent, SW1X · Hertford Street, W1J · Holbein Mews, SW1W · Holbein Place, SW1W · Hyde Park Corner, W1J · James Street, W1U · Jefferson House, SW3 · Jones Street, W1K · Kings Road, SW1W · Kingston House North, SW7 · Kinnerton Place South, SW1X · Kinnerton Street, SW1X · Kinnerton Yard, SW1X · Knight’s Bridge, E20 · Knightsbridge Barracks, SW7 · Knightsbridge Court, SW1X · Knightsbridge Green, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW3 · Lancelot Place, SW7 · Lanesborough Place, SW1X · Lees Place, W1K · Lincoln Street, SW3 · Little Chester Street, SW1X · Lovers’ Walk, W1K · Lower Sloane Street, SW1W · Lowndes Square, SW1X · Lowndes Street, SW1X · Lumley Street, W1C · Lumley Street, W1K · Lyall Mews West, SW1X · Lyall Mews, SW1X · Marble Arch, W1H · Market Mews, W1J · Montpelier Mews, SW7 · Montpelier Square, SW7 · Montpelier Street, SW7 · Montpelier Walk, SW7 · Montrose Court, SW7 · Montrose Place, SW1X · Moore Street, SW3 · Motcomb Street, SW1X · Mount Street Mews, W1K · Mount Street, W1 · Mount Street, W1K · Mozart Terrace, SW1W · New Quebec Street, W1H · New Ride, SW1X · New Ride, SW7 · North Audley Street, W1K · North Row, W1K · North Terrace, SW3 · North Terrace, SW7 · Old Barrack Yard, SW1X · Old Park Lane, W1J · Old Quebec Street, W1 · Old Quebec Street, W1H · Ollin Street, E14 · Orchard Street, W1H · Orchard Street, W1K · Ormonde Place, SW1W · Ovington Gardens, SW3 · Oxford Street, W1C · Park Close, SW1X · Park Lane, W1C · Park Lane, W1J · Park Lane, W1K · Park Mansions, SW1X · Park Street, W1K · Park Towers Hotel, SW1X · Park Towers, W1J · Parkside, SW1X · Passmore Street, SW1W · Pavilion Road, SW1X · Pembroke Close, SW1X · Peninsular Tower, SW7 · Picton Place, W1U · Pimilco Walk, N1 · Pimlico Road, SW1W · Pitt’s Head Mews, W1J · Pont Street, SW1X · Portman Mews South, W1H · Portman Square, W1H · Portman Street, W1C · Portman Street, W1H · Princes Gate, SW7 · Providence Court, W1K · Quebec Mews, W1H · Ranelagh Grove, SW1W · Raphael Street, SW1X · Raphael Street, SW7 · Red Lion Yard, W1K · Red Place, W1K · Reeves Mews, W1K · Relton Mews, SW7 · Rex Place, W1K · Roberts Mews, SW1X · Rotten Row, SW1X · Rotten Row, SW7 · Royal Avenue, SW3 · Rutland Gardens, SW7 · Rutland Gate Mews, SW7 · Rutland Gate, SW7 · Rutland Street, SW7 · Sedding Street, SW1W · Sedding Street, SW1X · Semley Place, SW1W · Seymour Street, W1H · Seymour Street, W2 · Shepards Place, W1K · Shepherds Place, W1K · Showing every photo/image so far featured, SW1W · Sloane Court East, SW1W · Sloane Court East, SW3 · Sloane Court West, SW3 · Sloane Gardens, SW1W · Sloane Square House, SW1W · Sloane Square, SW1W · Sloane Street, SW1X · Sloane Terrace, SW1X · Smith Street, SW3 · South Audley Street, W1K · South Carriage Drive, SW1X · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · South Eaton Place, SW1W · South Street, W1K · St Barnabas Mews, SW1W · St Barnabas Street, SW1W · St Christophers Place, W1U · St. Anselm’s Place, W1K · St. Leonard’s Terrace, SW3 · Stackhouse Street, SW1X · Stanhope Gate, W1K · Stanhope Row, W1J · Stratford Place, W1C · Studio Place, SW1X · Symons Street, SW3 · Tilney Street, W1K · Trevor Place, SW7 · Trevor Square, SW3 · Trevor Square, SW7 · Trevor Street, SW7 · Upper Belgrave Street, SW1X · Upper Brook Street, W1K · Upper Grosvenor Street, W1K · Walden House, SW1W · Walkway, SW7 · Walpole Street, SW3 · Waverton Street, W1J · Weighhouse Street, W1K · West Eaton Place Mews, SW1X · West Eaton Place, SW1X · West Halkin Street, SW1X · West One Shopping Centre, W1C · Whittaker Street, SW1W · Wilbraham Place, SW1X · William Mews, SW1X · William Street, SW1X · Wilton Crescent, SW1X · Wilton Cresent, SW1X · Wilton Mews, SW1X · Wilton Place, SW1X · Wilton Row, SW1X · Wilton Street, SW1X · Wilton Terrace, SW1X · Woodfall Street, SW3 · Woods Mews, W1K ·
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