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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 LAWRENCE JEWRY

List entry Number: 1064673

Location

CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE JEWRY, GRESHAM STREET 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: 199500

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History

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Details

TQ 3281 SW 9/233 5002

GRESHAM STREET EC2 (North Side) Church of St Lawrence Jewry

(Formerly listed as Remains of Church of St Lawrence Jewry)

4.1.50.

I

1670-86, by Wren. Rectangular body with north aisle and west tower flanked by vestibule and chapel. Interior destroyed in World War II and rebuilt in near facsimile but with clergy house inserted into west end of north aisle. Exterior of Portland stone with round arched windows and segmental arches to the attic or clerestory. East elevation richly treated with engaged Corinthian portico on high pedestal, with pediment against attic. South side has circular windows at either end above doorways (eastern one now blocked). North side of rubble with Portland stone dressings. Plain west front with 2 windows and central doorway with tower rising above. This has an entablature and balustrade with 4 obelisks, crowned by a lead covered lantern and spire. Fine interior with Corinthian pilasters supporting heavily beamed ceiling. No old fittings.



Listing NGR: TQ3245881325

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32458 81325

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