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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 BOTOLPH

List entry Number: 1064732

Location

CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH, ALDERSGATE STREET EC1

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: 199275

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History

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Details

1. 5002 ALDERSGATE STREET EC1 (West Side) Church of St Botolph TQ 3281 NW 3/34 TQ 3281 SW 9/34 4.1.50 I

Base of medieval tower below present tower. A former city church. Partial rebuilding 1751; virtually rebuilt 1789-91, under Nathaniel Wright, Surveyor to the north district of the City of London. East front rebuilt 1831. Restorations 1874, 1892, 1953 and 1966. Built in stock brick, base of tower stone; East end covered in Roman Cement; roofed in copper. Rectangular externally with square bell tower at slight angle against west wall; internally the galleried nave is 4 bays long with apses at each end, one for sanctuary and one for the organ gallery, behind both are contrived several small rooms and passages. Plain north and south walls of yellow brick with segmental arches to lower windows and round arches above. Parapet to roof. Stuccoed east front rebuilt 1831, with engaged, 4 columned Ionic portico and pediment framing Venetian window. Plain tower at west end of various stock brick, stepped base and cupola with square wooden lantern. Good, galleried interior, with Corinthian colonnades and enriched plaster vaulting. Lunette windows to central aisle. Apse to east and west. Original organ case (in west gallery), altar rails, pulpit, sword rest. Stained glass to east window, late C18. Wall monuments, some from previous building. Later C19 fittings of some quality; pews, brass lamp standards, lectern, paving. See also C.C.C. report PM 797, Feb 78 for details.

Listing NGR: TQ3212381501

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32123 81501

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