History

Monument platform

Incidents

Several incidents have taken place at the Monument during the passage of the years, some amusing, some daring and some tragic.

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Design

Sir Christopher Wren prepared several designs for the Monument and the selection and approval of his final design …

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Sculpture

The sculpture on the west panel of the pedestal, facing Fish Street Hill, is a basso-relievo by Caius Gabriel Cibber.

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St Magnus The Martyr Church

The first church lost to the Great Fire was St. Margaret New Fish Street; it was not rebuilt, the parish being united with St. Magnus and the site given to The Monument, which stands 202 feet to the east of the spot where the fire began.

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