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St. James's Church, London

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St James's Church, Piccadilly, also known as St James's Church, Westminster, and St James-in-the-Fields, is an Anglican church on Piccadilly in the centre of London, United Kingdom. The church was designed and built by Sir Christopher Wren.The church is built of red brick with Portland stone dressings. Its interior has galleries on three sides supported by square pillars, and the nave has a barrel vault supported by Corinthian columns. The carved marble font and limewood reredos are both notable examples of the work of Grinling Gibbons.HistoryIn 1662, Henry Jermyn, 1st Earl of St Albans, was granted land for residential development on what was then the outskirts of London. He set aside land for the building of a parish church and churchyard on the south side of what is now Piccadilly. Christopher Wren was appointed the architect in 1672 and the church was consecrated on 13 July 1684 by Henry Compton, the Bishop of London. In 1685 the parish of St James was created for the church.
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  • The apparently monthly concert is a rare quality, musicians are mostly seniors and what talent no frills as has the clothing, they play as they arrive without tralala, what show has not miss under any pretext, if passing a blessed day, you can have the cvhance to attend
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  • The Museum holds a small market in the yard of the Church, and having a free concert the day can enjoy a shopping center near the Church and clothing stores, restaurants, etc., because the spectacle is a variety of high street
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