CHURCH OF ST JAMES GARLICKHITHE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1064669
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES GARLICKHITHE, GARLICK HILL EC4

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES GARLICKHITHE, GARLICK HILL EC4

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 32384 80854

Details

GARLICK HILL EC4 1. 5002 (East Side) Church of St James Garlickhithe TQ 3280 NW 15/408 4.1.50.

I

2. 1674-87, by Wren. Aisled building with central transepts and clerestory, arranged within a rectangle from which a sanctuary and west tower project. Red brick with stone dressings, the walls below clerestory level stuccoed. Round arched windows, those in transepts reduced to circles; segmental arches to clerestory. Blocked north doorway. Main cornice of stone with brick parapet. Wooden cornice to clerestory. West front of stone with scrolls flanking tower which is now largely faced with Portland stone. Tower plain with pierced parapet and 4 urns. Elaborate stone lantern in 3 stages with paired Ionic columns etc. Beneath the tower is domed lobby. Interior has order of Ionic columns on high panelled pedestals, supporting clerestory and high, coved ceiling. West gallery With 2 decorative iron supports and fine organ case of 1697. Other good C17 fittings (not all original to church) include pulpit, marble font with cover, stalls, panelling, communion table and remade reredos. 2 staircases to gallery probably early C18. Painting of resurrection at east end. Wall monuments.



Listing NGR: TQ3238480856

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199485
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.

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Date: 21 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14263/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
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