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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY CHURCH OF ST MARY AT HILL

List entry Number: 1064600

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY AT HILL, LOVAT LANE EC3
CHURCH OF ST MARY, ST MARY AT HILL EC3

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity and County of the City of LondonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199605

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

LOVAT LANE EC3 1. 5002 (East Side) Church of St Mary at Hill TQ 3380 NW 17/463 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1870-76, by Wren. West tower and flanking lobbies added by George Gwilt in 1787 to 88 when plaster vault and ceilings were renewed. Nearly square body with 4 columns supporting cross barrel vault and low dome with lantern. Round-arched windows, central ones Venetian. North and south sides rendered - very plain except for arched doorway to north with C18 fanlight. Both sides obscured by adjoining buildings at east end. East elevation of painted stone with high, double pedestal, blind Venetian window flanked by single openings and central pediment broken by blind lunette. Lead-covered, arched rood rising behind. Large bracketed clock at south end. 2 rainwater heads dated 1787. Tower and western lobbies plainly built of yellow brick and Portland stone with recessed, round arched windows, small entablature and parapet. Tower in 4 stages with fanlight to pedimented doorway, lunette above, simple window openings and crowning battlements. Interior with Corinthian columns and pilasters supporting enriched barrel vault and coffered saucer dome. Box pews. Fine late C17 fittings, altered and added to in 1848-9, include reredos, pulpit with tester, altar rails, communion table, font and cover, organ case (on small west gallery), 2 sword rests etc.



Listing NGR: TQ3308080760

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33080 80760

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