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  View of the Great Hall and Library, Lincoln's Inn, London, England   St. Christopher's Chapel, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children.

About a third of a mile north of Holborn, and running parallel to it is Great Ormond Street. In Great Ormond Street is the hospital for sick children Within the hospital is the Victorian chapel of St. Christopher which was built in 1875. It is open to visitors at any time and you can walk in off the street to have a look. It is very small, about 21 feet square, so it won't take you long.

 

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  Photograph of the 17th century chapel undercroft, Lincoln's Inn, Holborn, London, England   St. Christopher's Chapel, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children.

This view is of part of the ceiling and demonstrates how just about every inch of space is decorated in some way with plenty of gilding. It is said to be decorated in "elaborate Franco-Italianate style".

 

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