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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 LEONARD

List entry Number: 1235382

Location

CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, SHOREDITCH HIGH STREET E1

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityHackneyLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 425981

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Details



735/35/559 SHOREDITCH HIGH STREET E1 03-JAN-50 (East side) CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

GV I



Revision Number: 2



SHOREDITCH HIGH STREET E1 1. 5013 (East Side) Church of St Leonard TQ 3382 35/559 3.1.50. GV 2. Parish Church. 1736 by George Dance the elder. Classical church with brick core and plentiful dressings of Portland stone. Full height pedimented Doric portico has tower above with clock stage, bell stage, drum, cupola, upper drum and short spire, all of Portland stone. Arched windows, These and doors all in moulded architraves; cornice and pediment on scrolled consoles to main door. Inside a groin vaulted lobby leads to nave whose round arcading rests on Doric entablatures of piers. West bay is gallery for handsome baroque organ case. East bay has good oak choir benches. Pulpit of C17 appearance with early-mid C18 stair, Interesting monuments, in particular that to Elizabeth Benson (d,1710) by Francis Bird. Groin vaulted undercroft with old tomb chests, Later south extension. [The Church of St Leonard with No {l18ir} the {railin+s} to north {of_No} {l184} and the] [churchvard Rates and {railin+s} form a {vrouD.}]





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Listing NGR: TQ3348082632

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33480 82632

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