Church of St Leonard, Shoreditch High Street E1 - Hackney

Church built between 1736 and 1740 to the design of George Dance the Elder. Built in brick with a Portland stone front facade and dressings, with slate roofs. The roofs to the north and south aisles and the flat roofs either side of the tower have been repaired with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic England. The nave roof was re-slated in 2017 with funding from the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund. The church has received a first round pass from the Heritage Lottery Fund for repairs to the spire, tower, pediment, columns and to the portico roofs.

Church of St Leonard, Shoreditch High Street E1 - Hackney
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1235382
    Local Planning Authority:
    Hackney
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Leonard
    Street Name:
    Shoreditch High Street
    Postcode:
    E1
    County:
    Greater London
    District / Borough:
    Hackney
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Hackney South and Shoreditch
    Region:
    London

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    F
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA