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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 ALL HALLOWS BY THE TOWER

List entry Number: 1064671

Location

CHURCH OF ALL HALLOWS BY THE TOWER, BYWARD STREET EC3
CHURCH OF ALL HALLOWS BY THE TOWER, GREAT TOWER STREET EC3
CHURCH OF ALL HALLOWS BY THE TOWER, TOWER 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: 199494

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 3380 NW 17/474 5002

GREAT TOWER STREET EC3 (North Side) Church of All Hallows by the Tower

(Formerly listed as Church of All Hallows, Barking by the Tower)

4.1.50.

I

Saxon and medieval building with brick tower of 1658 to 9. Burnt in World War II. Arcades, centre of east end, roof and steeple rebuilt to new design by Seeley and Paget. Old walls, largely refaced, are of squared rubble in C15 style. 2 storeyed north porch and vestry, late Cl9 or early C20 in ornamental gothic style. 3 storeyed, C20 south-west wing of brick and stone. Plain tower of red brick with wooden, modillion cornice and elaborate, copper covered steeple rising through circular balustrade of Portland stone. Crypt under south-east chapel. Some fittings from old church survive including canopied stone monument to Sir John Cooke, 1477, and a number of medieval brasses. Also very fine late C17 font cover, sword rests, stair balustrade etc. In crypt are remains of later C2 or C3. Roman house including part of a corridor and adjacent rooms. Ragstone walls, half timbered partitions and tessellated floor (preserved below tower) (358 and 359). Later C7 or C8. Aisleless church built of reused Roman material and incorporated in the early medieval church. Arched doorway with Roman brick drawings, probably to former porticus, at west end of church.



Listing NGR: TQ3338580687

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33385 80687

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