CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1064634
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, LOTHBURY EC2

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, LOTHBURY EC2

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 32712 81280

Details

LOTHBURY EC2 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Margaret TQ 3281 SE 10/282 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1686-95 by Wren. Simple, rectangular body with lower south aisle flanked by vestry to east and tower to west. Simple south elevation of Portland stone with round arched windows, cornice and balustrade. Vestry has square headed window with circular opening to room above. Entrance at base of tower with engaged Corinthian columns, pediment etc. Tower stone, in 4 stages with round and segmentally arched openings. Lead cupola topped by obelisk With weather vane, Sides and rear of church are rendered with stone dressings: similar to south front but with circular upper windows. Various single-storeyed additions at rear. Interior has order of Corinthian pilasters with colonnade to south aisle. Cove with circular windows to flat ceiling. West gallery with organ. Fine pulpit with tester. Reredos altar rails, chancel screen and other fittings, some removed from demolished churches. Wall tablets, 2 with busts. Brass chandeliers.



Listing NGR: TQ3271181282

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199600
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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