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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

List entry Number: 1195481

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, BRIDGEMAN ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityIslingtonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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UID: 368582

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ISLINGTON

TQ3084SE BRIDGEMAN ROAD 635-1/51/91 (North side) Church of St Andrew

GV II

Anglican church. 1852-54. By Francis B.Newman and John Johnson. Snecked Kentish ragstone with Bath stone dressings, spire of ashlar; roof of slate with fish-scale patterning. Chancel, north and south vestries, north and south transepts; north and south aisles, south-west tower and spire. The vestries, transepts and aisles are all under their own pitched roofs. All windows are pointed-arched. Chancel under a lower roof than the nave; the east end has diagonal buttresses and an east window of five lights with geometrical tracery under an ogee hoodmould; the north chapel is set back only slightly behind the east end with an east window of two lights with vesica-shaped tracery above, giving a stilted trefoil outline under a hoodmould found elsewhere in the church. Stilted trefoiled entrance in north wall, the elaborate arch-mouldings dying into the responds; one lancet and one two-light window in this side; truncated chimney to ridge. South chapel set further back from east end, with an east window matching that of the north chapel and a two-light window to the south. South transept has angle buttresses to west and two lancets with a rose window above in the south wall, the tracery of the rose consisting of superimposed trefoils; on the east side of the transept, under a continuation of its roof, is a stilted trefoiled entrance to the south and, to the east, a range of six raked trefoiled lancets, lighting a staircase. The north transept has the same general arrangement, with the directions reversed. North aisle of four bays with three-light windows between buttresses, the two outer windows having trefoils in the tracery, the inner two quatrefoils; chimney on apex of south gable; west window of four lights; south aisle of three bays, the easternmost window having trefoiled tracery, the other two quatrefoiled. Porch under south-west tower, with stilted trefoiled entrance, the multi-moulded arch on engaged colonettes and the whole under a gabled hoodmould, the crockets to which are now much decayed; the entrance to the church has a pointed arch with mouldings dying into the responds. Tower of three stages with angle buttresses; second stage has two lancets at the bottom and one at the top which pierces the offset between the second stage and the third, which is the bell stage with louvred window with two lights over quatrefoils; cornice with ballflower ornament and gargoyles to the corners; splay-footed spire with two tiers of lucarnes; stair tower to first and second stage in the north-west angle of the tower and nave. West end has a central pointed-arched entrance flanked by two tiny lancets, and framed by a plain moulding; west window of four lights over quatrefoils with geometrical tracery. The interior has a chancel flanked by organ chambers, corbelled and multi-moulded chancel arch, galleried transepts to north and south, four-bay nave with pointed arches and corbelled vault-shafts, and an organ gallery at the west end. The organ chambers on either side of the chancel, the north and south transepts, the space under the organ gallery, and most of the north aisle, have been partitioned off. (Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3080384149

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30803 84149

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