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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 EDMUND

List entry Number: 1064631

Location

CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, LOMBARD STREET 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: 199590

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LOMBARD STREET EC3 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Edmund TQ 3281 SE 10/302 4.1.50.

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2. 1670 to 79, by Wren. Simple rectangular body incorporating south tower. Shallow chancel to north. Exterior of Portland stone with round-arched windows simple corniced east elevation now with 3 windows. Corniced south door flanked by low, rectangular openings and 3 larger windows above. Crowning cornice with central pediment and parapet swept up to tower, flanked by urns. Central, bracketed clock. Upper stage of tower has large, single openings and bracketed cornice topped by parapet and urns. Lead covered, octagonal lantern and spire. Open pediment to chancel. North elevation hidden by adjoining buildings. Plain interior with blind, arched panels repeating pattern of windows. Coved ceiling with semi-vault to chancel. Tower flanked by lobbies with altered gallery above. Original fittings include good reredos, pulpit, communion table and rails, doorcases, stalls, organ case (in 2 parts), font with cover and rails, wainscot etc. Paintings of Moses and Aaron. Wall tablets. Modern vestry etc at east end.



Listing NGR: TQ3289281015

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32895 81020

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