TQ3080 : The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy

taken 6 years ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy
The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy
The Savoy Chapel, or the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy, is a church located just south of the Strand, next to the Savoy Hotel, which is dedicated to St John the Baptist.
Originally founded in the Middle Ages as part of the main church of the Savoy Palace (later the Savoy Hospital), the ancient hospital had fallen into ruin by the 19th century and only the chapel survived the demolition enabling construction of an approach road at the north of Waterloo Bridge.
The chapel remains governed by the Duchy of Lancaster and as such is a royal peculiar, not being under the jurisdiction of a bishop, but under that of the reigning monarch. It is designated as a Grade II* listed building. LinkExternal link
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TQ3080, 6534 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 April, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 11 April, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
London 
Primary Subject of Photo
Chapel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3057 8073 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.6252N 0:7.1926W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3056 8069
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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