The Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Known as St Sepulchre Without Newgate
Among famous names associated with the church are John Rogers, Vicar, first Protestant martyr; Roger Ascharn, Tutor of Queen Elizabeth I; William Harvey, discoverer the circulation of the blood; Captain John Smith, first Governor of Virginia and Henry Wood, founder of the Promenade Concerts, whose ashes rest in what is now the Musicians' Chapel, with its many memorials to musicians. The church also contains the Regimental Chanel of the Royal Fusiliers.
Location. 51° 30.997′ N, 0° 6.154′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is at the intersection of Holborn Viaduct and Snow Hill, on the left when traveling east on Holborn Viaduct. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC1A 2DH, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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1. History (St. Sepulchre Without Newgate). "There has been a worshipping community at St. Sepulchre’s since at least 1137 when a charter records that Rahere (the founder of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital) appointed ‘Hagno the Clerk’ as priest of St. Sepulchre’s...." (Submitted on December 11, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.)
2. St Sepulchre-without-Newgate (Wikipedia). "St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, also known as the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Holborn), is an Anglican church in the City of London. It is located on Holborn Viaduct, almost opposite the Old Bailey. In medieval times it stood just outside ("without") the now-demolished old city wall, near the Newgate. (Submitted on December 11, 2017.)
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