CHRIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1356972

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

Statutory Address: CHRIST CHURCH, 35, COSWAY STREET, NW1 5NS

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Location

Statutory Address: CHRIST CHURCH, 35, COSWAY STREET, NW1 5NS

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 27302 81893

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Details

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TQ 2781 NW 42/1

CITY OF WESTMINSTER COSWAY STREET, NW1 (west side) No 35 Christ Church

(Formerly listed as Christ Church, COSWAY STREET)

10.9.54

II* Former church.1824-5 by Philip Hardwick. Additions/alterations of 1887 by Sir A W Blomfield. Brick nave with ashlar dressings, ashlar portico and tower. Classical style. Reversed orientation. Nave and chancel of 8 bays with single bay projection. Portico to east surmounted by tower. Ionic tetrastyle portico with pediment and balustraded parapet flanked by pedimented windows. Paired Ionic columns to portico returns. 3-stage tower with square Ionic peristyle with cylindrical core rising into octagonal cupola with volutes. To body of church round-headed windows in architraves with continuous sill band. Balustraded parapet. Oculus to gable of single-bay projection.

Interior 8-bay Corinthian arcade, clerestory windows above entablature cut into the low arched ceiling with ribs and oval panels. Galleries. Corinthian pilasters to east wall.

Church redundant at time of resurvey. Interior not inspected.

B F L Clarke Parish Churches of London, p.128.

Listing NGR: TQ2730281893

Legacy

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