Cathedral Church of St Paul

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1079157
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
Cathedral Church of St Paul, St Paul's Churchyard EC4

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Location

Statutory Address:
Cathedral Church of St Paul, St Paul's Churchyard 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 32042 81141

Details

TQ3181 SE 8/210 TQ3218 SW 9/210 627/8/210 627/9/210

ST PAUL'S CHURCHYARD EC4 Cathedral Church of St Paul

04-JAN-1950

GV I 1675 to 1710 by Sir Christopher Wren. Rebuilding of medieval cathedral burnt in Great Fire. Classical style, mainly of Portland stone, with central dome and western towers. Large crypt. Contains important contemporary and later fittings and monuments including a very few survivals from the previous church. C19 fittings, monuments, decorations etc of importance. Dome painted by Thornhill. Above the two west chapels are the library and music room. The south west tower contains a fine circular staircase. Elaborate steps with walls, piers, urns and gates to south transept. Broad steps to west front flanked by pedestals supporting decorative iron lamp standards by Lutyens.

Listing NGR: TQ3204281141

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199738
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.

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Date: 06 Apr 2000
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