CHURCH OF ST MARGARET PATTENS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1286593
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET PATTENS, EASTCHEAP EC3

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET PATTENS, EASTCHEAP 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 33130 80840

Details

EASTCHEAP EC3 1.5002 (North Side) Church of St Margaret Pattens TQ 3380 NW 17/459 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1684 to 89, by Wren. Rectangular body with north aisle stopped by north-west tower. Shallow projection to sanctuary. Exterior, now painted, appears to be largely of stone. Round arch windows with circular openings to clerestory. Cornice and parapet hiding roof. South elevation, partly obscured by Nos 43 and 45 Eastcheap, has doorway at west end with segmental pediment. Pedimented west elevation has pilastered and corniced central door with large, round-arched window above topped by carved decoration. Smaller, arched and circular windows either side, continued by lowest stage of tower, which has 3 further stages with circular windows and simple, rectangular belfry openings. Crowning cornice topped by balustrade with obelisks to corner dies. Octagonal lead covered spire with small dormers and weather vane. North elevation with addition. Pediment to east with cornice and blocking to lower, sanctuary projection. Simple north-east vestry with hipped, slated roof. Old rainwater heads. Interior has order of Corinthian pilasters, with columns to aisle, supporting ceiling cove accommodating clerestory windows. Enriched surround to flat central area. Gallery (now enclosed) to aisle and another on Ionic columns supporting organ at west end, the space beneath with glazed enclosure, probably late C18. Good reredos, pulpit, high pews (canopied at west end) doorcases, wainscot, stair to north gallery, royal arms, font, sword-rest etc. Wall monument by Rysbrack.



Listing NGR: TQ3313080840

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199435
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: 03 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/01879/32
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