CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1192245
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CORNHILL EC3

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CORNHILL EC3

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 33010 81108

Details

CORNHILL EC3 1. 5002 (South Side) Church of St Peter TQ 3281 SE 10/315 TQ 3381 SW 11/315 4 .1. 50.

I

2. 1677 to 87, by Wren, incorporating base of mediaeval tower. Aisled body with tower to south-west and vestry north of it. North porch. Exterior much obscured by adjoining buildings. Tower of red brick; rest apparently of stone, now painted. North elevation has 3 enriched, round arched Windows rising above 2 storeyed shop building. High panelled attic. Porch set forward with segmentally arched doorway, pair of Ionic columns and piers, and parapet above entablature. South elevation plainer with corniced doorway beneath western window. East elevation arcaded and pilastered above high base. Pedimented attic with round arched and 2 circular windows etc. Tower, with dressings of moulded brick, has simple, round arched windows to 2 lower storeys and arcaded and pilastered belfry stage. Stone cornice and copper roofed done with lantern and spire. Interior has pilastered piers with high bases supporting arcade and plaster barrel vault (possibly renewed), and cross vaults to aisles. West gallery with organ. Original fittings include low reredos and panelling at east end, elaborate chancel screen, fine carved pulpit and tester, carved marble font with cover, doorcases plain wainscot etc.



Listing NGR: TQ3300781106

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199403
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: 26 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/15341/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ben White. Source Historic England Archive
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