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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 ANNE AND ST AGNES

List entry Number: 1286384

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANNE AND ST AGNES, GRESHAM STREET EC2
CHURCH OF ST ANNE AND ST AGNES, NOBLE STREET EC2

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: 199501

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GRESHAM STREET EC2 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Anne and St Agnes TQ 3281 SW 9/222 4.1.50.

I

2. 1676 to 87 by Wren, incorporating lower part of mediaeval tower. Extensively reconstructed after World War II. Square body arranged internally as Greek cross. West tower with vestry to north and lobby to south. Exterior of red brick with finely rubbed quoins and voussoirs etc. Timber eaves-cornice and hipped, slated roofs. 3 round-arched windows to each face the larger, central 1 rising into pedimented attic flanked by upswept parapet walls. Painted doorway at west end of south side with mask keystone to arch and rusticated pilasters supporting cornice. North elevation, tower and flanking outbuildings stuccoed. Tower plain with stone bands and parapet. Small, simple timber cupola with domed, lead covered roof and weather vane. Interior has cross barrel vault supported on 4 Corinthian columns of timber on high pedestals. Arms of vault and flat ceiled corner compartments enriched, with circular panels to latter. High wainscot to walls and pedestals of columns, largely renewed. Fine reredos, pulpit (with modern base and stair), internal porch with figure of angel standing in broken pediment, Royal arms etc. Modern marble font with old carved cover. Pair of paintings of Moses and Aaron. 2 busts on sill of central south window,



Listing NGR: TQ3218781449

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32187 81449

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