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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 VEDAST

List entry Number: 1064666

Location

CHURCH OF ST VEDAST, FOSTER LANE EC2

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: 10-Nov-1977

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199477

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

FOSTER LANE EC2 1. 5002 (East Side) Church of St Vedast (Formerly listed as remains of Church of St Vedast) TQ 3281 SW 9/216 4.1.50.

I

2. 1670-73 by Wren. Tower 1697. Interior burnt in World War II and rebuilt in near facsimile. Rectangular body with south aisle and clerestory. Integral south-west tower. Plain west front of Portland stone with central doorway, 2 arched windows above and central opening with mullions and transoms. Parapet to roof which is repeated on south side where main wallings is of rubble or red brick. East elevation rendered, with 3 arched windows and circular opening in central attic. Portland stone tower with arched and circular openings and particularly fine stone steeple. Interior has coved ceiling west gallery and south arcade now partly obscured by new fittings. Pulpit, font and cover of apparently late C17 date.



Listing NGR: TQ3220281272

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32202 81272

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