Learn more about the history of the Monument
The Monument stands at the junction of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill in the City of London.
Several incidents have taken place at the Monument during the passage of the years, some amusing, some daring and some tragic.
The Monument has undergone frequent repair and redecoration. In May 1834 it was completely renovated …
Sir Christopher Wren prepared several designs for the Monument and the selection and approval of his final design …
Sir Christopher Wren and Dr Robert Hooke
Robert Hooke was an English inventor, microscopist, physicist, surveyor, astronomer, biologist and artist, who played an important role in the scientific revolution, through both theoretical and experimental work.
Christopher Wren was born on 20 October 1632 in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, where his father was rector and later Dean of Windsor.