CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE JEWRY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1064673

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Nov-1977

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE JEWRY, GRESHAM STREET EC2

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE JEWRY, GRESHAM STREET 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)

National Grid Reference: TQ 32458 81325

Summary

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History

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Details

TQ 3281 SW 9/233 5002 4.1.50.

GRESHAM STREET EC2 (North Side) Church of St Lawrence Jewry

(Formerly listed as Remains of Church of St Lawrence Jewry)

I

1670-86, by Wren. Rectangular body with north aisle and west tower flanked by vestibule and chapel. Interior destroyed in World War II and rebuilt in near facsimile but with clergy house inserted into west end of north aisle. Exterior of Portland stone with round arched windows and segmental arches to the attic or clerestory. East elevation richly treated with engaged Corinthian portico on high pedestal, with pediment against attic. South side has circular windows at either end above doorways (eastern one now blocked). North side of rubble with Portland stone dressings. Plain west front with 2 windows and central doorway with tower rising above. This has an entablature and balustrade with 4 obelisks, crowned by a lead covered lantern and spire. Fine interior with Corinthian pilasters supporting heavily beamed ceiling. No old fittings.



Listing NGR: TQ3245881325

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 199500

Legacy System: LBS

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