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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 MARY, WYNDHAM PLACE, BRYANSTON SQUARE

List entry Number: 1224993

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, WYNDHAM PLACE, BRYANSTON SQUARE, WYNDHAM PLACE W1

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity of WestminsterLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207691

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History

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Details

TQ 2781 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WYNDHAM PLACE, Wl 43/45 Church of St Mary, Wyndham 10.9.54 Place, Bryanston Square G.V. I Parish church. 1821-23 Commissioners church by Sir Robert Smirke, some internal remodelling 1874 by Sir A.W. Blomfield. Stock brick and Bath or Chilmark stone. Rectangular plan with axial south tower and portico. Greek Revival details coentrated on portico and tower. 2 storeys. 9-bay sides. 5 bay east and west ends.The tower and portico bowed out of 3 centre bays of south side. Architraved flanking doorways in portico and pilaster strip corniced doorway at foot of tower to centre with flush panelled door in pilaster reveals. The sides have square architraved lower level windows and tall semicircular arched upper level windows rising from sill band, recessed for one order and lined out in stone with simple archivolts linked by impost string. Similar but narrower windows to 2nd level of tower within portico. Tripartite pedimented east window. West front has 5 bays with 3-bay slightly advanced pedimented centre; architraved central doorway with cornice on console; similar fenestration. Plinth and crowning cornice with blocking course. The bowed ashlar south portico has a giant order of unfluted Ionic columns, deep entablature and parapet with blind panels of vertical loop pattern. The rather attenuated circular tower rises in 3 stages from plain drum base, the main stage with engaged order of fluted columns with Graeco-Egyptian capitals carrying deep entablature with acroteria to blocking course and wreathed clock in drum base to crowning arcaded cupola with stone dome and cross finial. Interior has simple shallow segmental vault carried on the columns of the gallery, the nave level gallery supports modified by Blomfield.

Listing NGR: TQ2762681706

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National Grid Reference: TQ 27626 81702

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