CHURCH OF ST CLEMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1064699
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CLEMENT, CLEMENT'S LANE EC4

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CLEMENT, CLEMENT'S LANE 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 32864 80895

Details

CLEMENT'S LANE EC4 1. 5002 (East Side) Church of St Clement TQ 3280 NE 16/446 4.1.50.

I

2. 1683 to 87, by Wren. Rectangular body with short south aisle and south-west tower. Exterior now stuccoed with some stone dressings. Round-arched principal windows and segmentally arched openings above, many now blind and some upper ones altered. Recessed, round arched west door (altered) with 3 windows above (central 1 blind). Cornice, central pediment and shaped parapet. Reduced cornice to north elevation. Doorway at west end and main windows all blocked. East elevation has 3 main windows only, differing sill heights. Vestry, partly C17, very plain. Simple tower with round arched and circular windows mullioned openings to belfry and crowning balustrade. Interior has order of Corinthian pilasters above high wainscot with pair of columns to south aisle which formerly had gallery. Groined vault rising to flat ceiling with large circular panel in centre (renewed in 1925). Pattern of windows and blind panels is varied on east side with 3 large openings of differing sill height. Upper windows partly disturbed. 3 large lunettes over south aisle. Fine original fittings include large reredos (with later colouring), pulpit and tester, organ above entrance lobby, door cases, communion table and rails, stalls, marble font and cover etc.



Listing NGR: TQ3286480895

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199374
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: 21 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/02838/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Howard. Source Historic England Archive
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