List entry

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 OLAVE

List entry Number: 1064676

Location

CHURCH OF ST OLAVE, HART STREET EC3
CHURCH OF ST OLAVE, SEETHING LANE 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: 10-Nov-1977

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199509

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Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HART STREET EC3 1. 5002 (South Side) Church of St Olave (Formerly listed as remains of Church of St Olave) TQ 3380 NW 17/483 4.1.50.

I

2. C15 incorporating crypt and other work of late C13. Timber roof destroyed in World War II and renewed. Nearly square body with north and south aisles of 3 bays. Clerestory. Westward extension of nave and south-west tower. C19 (?) south porch and south-east vestry added in 1661. Exterior of squared rubble, much repaired. Shaped coping to parapets. Clerestory, north aisle etc now of Portland stone. Tower has octagonal turret to south-west and upper stage of yellow brick dating from 1731 to 32 by J Widdows (?) Round-arched windows with circular openings above. Stone cornice with parapet. Octagonal timber lantern with domed copper roof. Bracketed clock to east. Interior has unplastered rubble walls. Fittings include late C17 pulpit, communion rails,sword rests etc. Mid C18 communion table. Modern west gallery and organ. Good monuments. Vestry of brick, now cemented, with slated roof and south gable. Interior retains original panelling and plaster ceiling.



Listing NGR: TQ3337180856

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33372 80859

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