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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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Details

627/8/210 ST PAUL'S CHURCHYARD EC4 627/9/210 CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PAUL TQ3181 SE 8/210 TQ3218 SW 9/210 04-JAN-1950

GV I

1675 to 1710 by Sir Christopher Wren. Rebuilding of mediaeval 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 2 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

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Legacy System number: 199738

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