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 ANDREW BY THE WARDROBE

List entry Number: 1079148

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANDREW BY THE WARDROBE, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET 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: 10-Nov-1977

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199712

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

QUEEN VICTORIA STREET EC4 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Andrew by the Wardrobe (Formerly listed as remains of Church of St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe) TQ 3180 NE 14/401 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1685-95 by Wren. Interior burnt in World War II and reconstructed in near facsimile. Aisled building of 5 bays with tower at west end of south aisle. Red brick with Portland stone dressings. 2 tiers of windows with segmental arches below and round arches above. Painted entablature of late C18 character to north with parapet above. Corniced doorway. Entablature to south of Portland stone, remaining part of C19 embellishments now removed. Parapet above. Pedimented doorway. East and west elevations have wooden, modillion-cornice with central pediment. Pedimented west door. Plain tower with stone bands etc and cornice with parapet and single weathervane. Arcaded interior with square piers and plaster vault. Galleries with space beneath now enclosed. Lobby at west end. Original, carved pulpit (on new base) and font cover, also pair of brackets to west gallery.



Listing NGR: TQ3185580980

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31855 80980

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