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CHURCHYARD WALLS AND RAILINGS SURROUNDING CHURCH OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS ON NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST SIDES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCHYARD WALLS AND RAILINGS SURROUNDING CHURCH OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS ON NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST SIDES

List entry Number: 1066237

Location

CHURCHYARD WALLS AND RAILINGS SURROUNDING CHURCH OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS ON NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST SIDES, TRAFALGAR SQUARE WC2

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Jul-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207263

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

In the entry for; 72/136 TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WC2 Churchyard walls and railings to Church of St Martin-in-The- Fields The address and description shall be amended to read; TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WC2 Churchyard walls and railings surrounding Church of St Martin- in-the-Fields on North, South, East and West sides Churchyard railings. Railings between columns of portico of c1726; the other churchyard railings are exact copies of c1830, by the London ironfounders Cottam and Hallen and cast to the pattern already used for the railings of c1726. Fine iron railings set on Portland stone wall with segmental coping. Closely- spaced "turned baluster" pattern with cross rails and cone and ball finials. The railings of c1726 are shown in an engraving by R West of 1738; the railings of c1830 were erected to surround the new churchyard created by Nash's West Strand Improvements which included the construction of Duncannon Street to the south.

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TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WC2 72/136 Churchyard Walls and railings to Church of St Martin-in-the- Fields G.V. I Churchyard railings. c1726. Fine original iron railings on Portland stone wall with segmental coping. Closely spaced "turned baluster" pattern with cross rails and cone and ball finials.

Listing NGR: TQ3011880567

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30118 80567

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