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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 ANDREW UNDERSHAFT

List entry Number: 1079155

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANDREW UNDERSHAFT, ST MARY AXE 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: 199733

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History

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Details

ST MARY AXE EC3 1. 5002 (East Side) Church of St Andrew Undershaft TQ 3381 SW 11/364 4.1.50.

I

2. 1520 to 32, incorporating C15 tower partly rebuilt in 1830. Aisled nave and chancel with clerestory and no structural division. Tower at south west corner. Squared rubble, partly rendered with cement. Portland stone parapets etc. Slight projection to chancel. Polygonal stair turret on north side. Tower rises independently of clerestory with enriched doorway in south side flanked by buttresses and square turret to north west. Top stage now rendered with renewed battlements and large pinnacles. Flat, timber roofs with bosses to north and main aisle, latter with cove. Paintings to spandrels of arcade circa 1726 (?) Marble font by Nicholas Stone with cover. 2 sword rests; fine late C17 organ case with 2 large figures; altar rails; pulpit; pews cut down from old ones. Doorcases to north and under tower with segmental pediments, etc. Stained glass. Fine monuments especially to Thomas Offley, died 1582; John Stow, died 1605, and Hugh Hammersley, died 1636. Plain C17 brick vestry to north east with C19 addition in stone to west of it.



Listing NGR: TQ3325281173

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33252 81173

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