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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 JAMES GARLICKHITHE

List entry Number: 1064669

Location

CHURCH OF ST JAMES GARLICKHITHE, GARLICK HILL EC4

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: 199485

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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

GARLICK HILL EC4 1. 5002 (East Side) Church of St James Garlickhithe TQ 3280 NW 15/408 4.1.50.

I

2. 1674-87, by Wren. Aisled building with central transepts and clerestory, arranged within a rectangle from which a sanctuary and west tower project. Red brick with stone dressings, the walls below clerestory level stuccoed. Round arched windows, those in transepts reduced to circles; segmental arches to clerestory. Blocked north doorway. Main cornice of stone with brick parapet. Wooden cornice to clerestory. West front of stone with scrolls flanking tower which is now largely faced with Portland stone. Tower plain with pierced parapet and 4 urns. Elaborate stone lantern in 3 stages with paired Ionic columns etc. Beneath the tower is domed lobby. Interior has order of Ionic columns on high panelled pedestals, supporting clerestory and high, coved ceiling. West gallery With 2 decorative iron supports and fine organ case of 1697. Other good C17 fittings (not all original to church) include pulpit, marble font with cover, stalls, panelling, communion table and remade reredos. 2 staircases to gallery probably early C18. Painting of resurrection at east end. Wall monuments.



Listing NGR: TQ3238480856

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32384 80854

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