CHRIST CHURCH (INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND GATES TO VERGERS YARD)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1357795
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Jul-1998
Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH (INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND GATES TO VERGERS YARD), COMMERCIAL STREET E1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH (INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND GATES TO VERGERS YARD), COMMERCIAL STREET E1

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 33748 81780

Details

COMMERCIAL STREET E1 1. 4431 (East Side) Christ Church TQ 3381 NE 14A/365 29.12.50. GV 2. 1723-29 Architect Nicholas Hawksmoor. White ashlar tower and spire dominate the Spitalfields area. Western portico of 4 giant Tuscan columns. Central semi-circular arch, a theme repeated in the facade below tower. Steps. Interior (apart from crypt) now closed for restoration.

The Drinking Fountain and Trough, and the 5 Bollards form a group with Christ Church and the Ten Bells Public House. Christ Church forms part of groups on Commercial Street and is also part of the group centred on Fournier Street.

COMMERCIAL STREET E1 1. 4431 (East Side) 2 sets of Gate Piers to Churchyard of Christ Church TQ 3381 NE 14A/366 II GV 2. C18. 2 pairs of tall white stone gate piers with caps, those nearest Fournier Street with ball finials.

The Drinking Fountain and Trough, and the 5 Bollards form a group with Christ Church and the Ten Bells Public House. Christ Church forms part of groups on Commercial Street and is also part of the group centred on Fournier Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3374881780

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
205910
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: 30 Dec 2000
Reference: IOE01/03102/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G.N.G. Tingey. Source Historic England Archive
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