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Westminster Abbey

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Address20 Deans Yd, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA, UK
Opened1090
Denomination Church of England
Phone +44 20 7222 5152
Burials Stephen Hawking
Isaac Newton
Mary, Queen of Scots
Architects George Gilbert Scott
Nicholas Hawksmoor
John of Gloucester
Henry Yevele
Henry of Reyns
Robert of Beverley
Did you knowHighlights of Westminster Abbey include the nave, which is the highest in England, and the chapel of Henry VII.
Height 6900 (cm)
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Date of Upd.
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Westminster Abbey History


Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

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Windsor Castle: Public can visit Queen's final resting place in St George's Chapel


Windsor Castle: Public can visit Queen's final resting place in St George's Chapel

... The service in the evening followed the public elements of the day - the Queen s state funeral at Westminster Abbey and committal service in Windsor... Oct 1,2022 3:40 pm

Queen Elizabeth II: Picture of chapel ledger stone released


Queen Elizabeth II: Picture of chapel ledger stone released

... The service in the evening followed the public elements of the day - the Queen s state funeral at Westminster Abbey and committal service in Windsor... Sep 30,2022 5:30 am

William and Kate thank funeral volunteers in Windsor


William and Kate thank funeral volunteers in Windsor

... On Monday, the nation paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II - Britain s longest reigning monarch - at a state funeral service at Westminster Abbey in London and the committal service at St George s Chapel in Windsor... Sep 22,2022 8:00 am

Danish queen tests positive for Covid day after Queen Elizabeth II's funeral


Danish queen tests positive for Covid day after Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

... At Westminster Abbey the following day, she sat in the same section as monarchs from other European nations, including King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Prince Albert II of Monaco and King Philippe of Belgium... Sep 21,2022 8:00 am

Queen's name inscribed on family chapel stone at Windsor


Queen's name inscribed on family chapel stone at Windsor

... for the Queen s state funeral at Westminster Abbey and committal service in Windsor on Monday... Sep 20,2022 5:40 pm

The Queen's funeral watched by 25 million viewers in UK


The Queen's funeral watched by 25 million viewers in UK

... That was during the procession after her coffin had been carried out of the Westminster Abbey funeral service... Sep 20,2022 12:41 pm

Queen's funeral: Flags to fly at full-mast as mourning period ends


Queen's funeral: Flags to fly at full-mast as mourning period ends

... On Monday, world leaders and foreign royalty joined a 2,000-strong congregation at Westminster Abbey for the funeral, where the Dean of Westminster paid tribute to her " lifelong sense of duty"... Sep 20,2022 2:00 am

Queen Elizabeth's funeral: For one day, the nation stood still


Queen Elizabeth's funeral: For one day, the nation stood still

... Royals and world leaders were inside Westminster Abbey... Sep 19,2022 8:10 pm

Seven surviving prime ministers bid farewell at Queen's funeral


Seven surviving prime ministers bid farewell at Queen's funeral

...The UK s seven surviving prime ministers attended Westminster Abbey to bid farewell to the Queen... Sep 19,2022 1:51 pm

This was history - solemn, spectacular and intense


This was history - solemn, spectacular and intense

... I had a close-up view inside Westminster Abbey, and that electric moment came when the Queen s coffin was brought up the aisle... Sep 19,2022 1:11 pm

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