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Sir Christopher Wren, 20 October, buildings, St Paul's Cathedral, Royal Observatory, Sheldonian Theatre

Christopher Wren’s greatest building

Sir Christopher Wren, 20 October, buildings, St Paul's Cathedral, Royal Observatory, Sheldonian Theatre

Sheldonian_Theatre_OxfordThe Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Wren’s first major piece of work is the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford. It took four years to build, finally getting finished in 1668.

 

London_St_Pauls_Cathedral_with_Millennium_BridgeSt Paul’s Cathedral

Probably his most famous commission, Wren was tasked with rebuilding St Paul’s Cathedral along with 51 new city churches following the Great Fire of London.

 

 

Royal_Observatory_(1879374234)Royal Observatory, Greenwich

The Royal Observatory is the home of the Meridian Line, the place from which all timekeeping devices are measured. Building of the Observatory began in 1675.