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Wardrobe Terrace, City of London


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The original church of St.Andrew-by-the-wardrobe was burnt down in the fire of London in 1666 and was then heavily bombed in the blitz. The current church re-opened in 1961.
Its name comes from the fact that during the reign of Edward III, the King moved his state robes from the Tower to a large building close to Baynard's Castle (a royal residence long gone) - the King's wardrobe. St Andrews became associated with this building and its named changed accordingly.

29th Aug 2007

Geography, History, Religious Education

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Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

london, church, wardrobe, king, city

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