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Converted Christ Church Tower – Built In 1687

Christ Church Greyfriars, also known as Christ Church Newgate, is an Anglican church located in the City of London.  Built first in the gothic style, then in the English Baroque style by Sir Christopher Wren in 1687, it ranked among the City’s most notable pieces of architecture and places of worship.

The church was destroyed in the Second World War during the Blitz in 1940. A firebomb struck the roof and tore into the nave. Much of the surrounding neighbourhood was also set alight. 

In 2002, the Christ Church site got a major renovation and archeological examination. In 2006, work was completed to convert the tower and spire into a modern twelve-level private residence.  The spire is 160ft high, offering spectacular views of the City.  The good news for house hunters wary of climbing hundreds of stairs, is that this 3 bedroom converted church tower has a lift. 

More photos can be found here:- http://www.boyarskymurphy.com/cctb.htm

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