CHURCH OF ST EDMUND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1064631
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, LOMBARD STREET EC3

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, LOMBARD STREET 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)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 32895 81020

Details

LOMBARD STREET EC3 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Edmund TQ 3281 SE 10/302 4.1.50.

I

2. 1670 to 79, by Wren. Simple rectangular body incorporating south tower. Shallow chancel to north. Exterior of Portland stone with round-arched windows simple corniced east elevation now with 3 windows. Corniced south door flanked by low, rectangular openings and 3 larger windows above. Crowning cornice with central pediment and parapet swept up to tower, flanked by urns. Central, bracketed clock. Upper stage of tower has large, single openings and bracketed cornice topped by parapet and urns. Lead covered, octagonal lantern and spire. Open pediment to chancel. North elevation hidden by adjoining buildings. Plain interior with blind, arched panels repeating pattern of windows. Coved ceiling with semi-vault to chancel. Tower flanked by lobbies with altered gallery above. Original fittings include good reredos, pulpit, communion table and rails, doorcases, stalls, organ case (in 2 parts), font with cover and rails, wainscot etc. Paintings of Moses and Aaron. Wall tablets. Modern vestry etc at east end.



Listing NGR: TQ3289281015

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199590
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: 03 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/02649/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Manekshaw. Source Historic England Archive
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