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CHURCH OF THE ANNUCIATION

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: CHURCH OF THE ANNUCIATION

List entry Number: 1066358

Location

CHURCH OF THE ANNUCIATION, BRYANSTON STREET W1

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: II*

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 208886

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2781 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER BRYANSTON STREET, W1 54/79 10.9.54 Church of the Annunciation

G.V. II*

Church. 1912-13, by Sir Walter Tapper. Red brick with stone dressings, slate roof. Late Gothic Revival with strong vertical emphasis; bold simplicity in balance of blind wall place to windows and restrained use of carved ornament. Hall nave and chancel of 8 bays with north aisle. The south Bryanston Street front has 2 storey stone faced porch at west end with figure sculpture in niches above shafted jamb portal. The porch projects level with the bold gabled buttresses dividing the 8 bays which are blind up to the tall clerestory lit by 4-light reticulated tracery windows; parapet with weathered coping. The east gable end to Old Quebec Street is flanked by similar buttresses with 2 buttresses under large east window of individual, crisply carved, reticulated tracery pattern; above the aisle parapet a flying buttress springs from right hand gabled bell tower with vestry entrance at its foot. Railings to street run between buttress piers with gable caps. Steep pitched roof with slender, copper-clad fleche with gablets to centre of ridge. Vaulted interior has lofty, slender shafted arcade and triforium on north side; gilt altar by Bewsey.

Listing NGR: TQ2787381105

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National Grid Reference: TQ 27873 81105

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