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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 PETER

List entry Number: 1192245

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER, CORNHILL 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: 199403

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CORNHILL EC3 1. 5002 (South Side) Church of St Peter TQ 3281 SE 10/315 TQ 3381 SW 11/315 4 .1. 50.

I

2. 1677 to 87, by Wren, incorporating base of mediaeval tower. Aisled body with tower to south-west and vestry north of it. North porch. Exterior much obscured by adjoining buildings. Tower of red brick; rest apparently of stone, now painted. North elevation has 3 enriched, round arched Windows rising above 2 storeyed shop building. High panelled attic. Porch set forward with segmentally arched doorway, pair of Ionic columns and piers, and parapet above entablature. South elevation plainer with corniced doorway beneath western window. East elevation arcaded and pilastered above high base. Pedimented attic with round arched and 2 circular windows etc. Tower, with dressings of moulded brick, has simple, round arched windows to 2 lower storeys and arcaded and pilastered belfry stage. Stone cornice and copper roofed done with lantern and spire. Interior has pilastered piers with high bases supporting arcade and plaster barrel vault (possibly renewed), and cross vaults to aisles. West gallery with organ. Original fittings include low reredos and panelling at east end, elaborate chancel screen, fine carved pulpit and tester, carved marble font with cover, doorcases plain wainscot etc.



Listing NGR: TQ3300781106

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33010 81108

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