CHURCH OF ST MONICA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253428
Date first listed:
13-Jul-1994
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MONICA, HOXTON SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MONICA, HOXTON SQUARE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Hackney (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 33180 82796

Details

The following building shall be added: HOXTON SQUARE TQ 3382 (north side) 735-/35/10012 CHURCH OF ST MONICA GV II

Mission church. 1865-6 by Edward Welby Pugin for the Augustinian Fathers, extended 1880. Stock brick with some stone dressings, slate roof supported on timber arcade. Eight-bay nave with aisles and western gallery, has timber arcade with bracing and chamfers, supporting trusses with cross braces; exposed rafters over rose-window clerestorey, leads to two-bay chancel with paired arcade and lancets. The west front a tight composition with Perpendicular west window over central door - a taut composition between two massive buttresses and oversailed by narrow bellcote. East window with stained glass of 1924 by M E Aldrich Rope. Altar and reredos attributed to Edward Welby Pugin. Single-bay Lady chapel 1880 by John Young. Underneath the gallery a door gives access to the priory (q.v). Included as part of a rare surviving composition of church, school and priory by an important architect who here produced a cheap building that nevertheless has considerable distinction.

Listing NGR: TQ3318082796

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436634
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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