3 days ago · The BT Tower, completed in 1964 at 177 metres tall. 30 St Mary Axe "the Gherkin", completed in 2003 at 180 metres tall. The Shard, completed in 2012 at 309.6 metres tall. Arguably London's three most famous skyscrapers. St Paul's Cathedral, built in 1710, was the tallest building in London at 111 metres (364 ft) until it was overtaken in 1963 ...
Sep 11, 2021 · Wren and Anglican churches. Before the Great Fire of London in 1666, the City of London had around 100 churches in an area of only one square mile (2.6 km 2).Of the 86 destroyed by the Fire, 51 were rebuilt along with St Paul's Cathedral.
6 days ago · From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien OBE (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was a British singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. With her distinctive mezzo-soprano sound, she was a significant singer of blue-eyed soul ...
6 days ago · The site of the Palace of Westminster was strategically important during the Middle Ages, as it was located on the banks of the River Thames. [clarification needed] Known in medieval times as Thorney Island, the site may have been first-used for a royal residence by Canute the Great during his reign from 1016 to 1035.
Sep 04, 2021 · London The first mosque built in London in 1924, Fazl Mosque is the only mosque to date with the distinction of being called ‘The London Mosque’ and served as the International Headquarters of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community for 35 years up till April 2019.
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3 days ago · Church Of St Mary: 74 (241) N/A 1858 Place Of Worship Hulme: The Church of Saint Mary in the southern suburb of Hulme was the tallest building in the city of Manchester when it was completed in 1858 for 6 years until the Manchester Assize Courts were constructed in 1864. NumberOne, MediaCityUK 74 (241) 22 2010 Residential Salford Quays