CHURCH OF ST MARY AT HILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1064600
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AT HILL, LOVAT LANE EC3

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AT HILL, LOVAT LANE EC3

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 33080 80760

Details

TQ 3380 NW 17/463

LOVAT LANE EC3 (East Side) Church of St Mary at Hill

4.1.50.

GV I 1670-76, by Wren. West tower and flanking lobbies added by George Gwilt in 1787-88 when plaster vault and ceilings were renewed. Nearly square body with four columns supporting cross barrel vault and low dome with lantern. Round-arched windows, central ones Venetian. North and south sides rendered - very plain except for arched doorway to north with C18 fanlight. Both sides obscured by adjoining buildings at east end. East elevation of painted stone with high, double pedestal, blind Venetian window flanked by single openings and central pediment broken by blind lunette. Lead-covered, arched rood rising behind. Large bracketed clock at south end. Two rainwater heads dated 1787. Tower and western lobbies plainly built of yellow brick and Portland stone with recessed, round arched windows, small entablature and parapet. Tower in four stages with fanlight to pedimented doorway, lunette above, simple window openings and crowning battlements.

Interior with Corinthian columns and pilasters supporting enriched barrel vault and coffered saucer dome. Box pews. Fine late C17 fittings, altered and added to in 1848-9, include reredos, pulpit with tester, altar rails, communion table, font and cover, organ case (on small west gallery), two sword rests etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3308080760

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
199605
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/16030/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andrew More. Source Historic England Archive
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