CHURCH OF ST ANDREW BY THE WARDROBE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1079148
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW BY THE WARDROBE, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET EC4

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW BY THE WARDROBE, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET 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)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31855 80980

Details

QUEEN VICTORIA STREET EC4 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Andrew by the Wardrobe (Formerly listed as remains of Church of St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe) TQ 3180 NE 14/401 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1685-95 by Wren. Interior burnt in World War II and reconstructed in near facsimile. Aisled building of 5 bays with tower at west end of south aisle. Red brick with Portland stone dressings. 2 tiers of windows with segmental arches below and round arches above. Painted entablature of late C18 character to north with parapet above. Corniced doorway. Entablature to south of Portland stone, remaining part of C19 embellishments now removed. Parapet above. Pedimented doorway. East and west elevations have wooden, modillion-cornice with central pediment. Pedimented west door. Plain tower with stone bands etc and cornice with parapet and single weathervane. Arcaded interior with square piers and plaster vault. Galleries with space beneath now enclosed. Lobby at west end. Original, carved pulpit (on new base) and font cover, also pair of brackets to west gallery.



Listing NGR: TQ3185580980

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199712
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: 29 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08901/16
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