The exhibition explores the church’s history, its architecture and its interiors, as well as its musical heritage. It also introduces some of those who worshipped and worked here, the famous and the unknown, as well as St Mary-at-Hill’s strong connections to Billingsgate Fish Market.
The Great Fire of London
The exhibition explores the devastation caused by the Great Fire of London on the medieval St Mary-at-Hill and its triumphant rebuilding by Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke.
It examines the devastation of the church by another fire in 1988, and its ongoing restoration and recovery.
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Things to see
The exhibition focuses on specific elements within the church, including the famous clock and the rare seventeenth-century carved Resurrection Panel.
It also explores the work of leading Victorian woodcarver William Gibbs Rogers in the church.