Welcome to St. John the Baptist Church, Barnet

Church of England     Chipping Barnet Team Ministry

Tower Opening

The Tower of St John the Baptist was built in 1875 when Butterfield designed and built the expanded church which exists today. It is 96 feet (30 metres) high and from the top there are expansive views over London and Hertfordshire, extending on clear days to Kent and Essex. Things to look out for from the top of the Tower: the arch on the top of Wembly Stadium; Alexandra Palace; Canary Wharf; the NatWest Tower and Barbican; the British Telecom Tower; the o2 Arena; the very top of the London Eye, and the tower of St Albans Abbey. Barnet is the highest point on the old coaching route from London to York and the top of the Tower is about 460 feet (168 metres) above sea level. There isn't anything much higher between Barnet and the Urals on the Eastern borders of Russia.

THE TOWER WILL BE OPEN AGAIN IN SUMMER 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St John the Baptist, Barnet Church : Junction of High Street and Wood Street , Chipping Barnet , Hertfordshire , EN5 4BW

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