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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 MICHAEL PATERNOSTER ROYAL

List entry Number: 1286707

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL PATERNOSTER ROYAL, COLLEGE HILL EC4
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL PATERNOSTER ROYAL, COLLEGE STREET EC4

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: 199391

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

COLLEGE STREET EC4 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Michael Paternoster Royal TQ 3280 NW 15/416 TQ 3280 NE 16/416 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1686 to 94, tower completed 1713, by Wren. Damaged in World War II and restored with internal alterations at west end etc. Simple compartment, now reduced to 4 windows north and south, with cove to flat ceiling. South-west tower with modem lobby to east of it and offices etc on several floors to north. Main elevations of Portland stone. 5 round-arched windows to south with corniced doorway beneath western opening. Main cornice with high blocking and balustrade. Similar west front of 2 bays. Doorway here and to south with lamp bracket over. East front of red brick and stone. 3 windows. Central attic with circular window, flanked by consoles. Low vestry rebuilt. North front also of brick and stone. Tower continues treatment of adjoining elevations then short stage with circular windows. Mullioned and corniced belfry openings. Main entablature topped by pierced parapet with 4 urns. Octagonal, stone lantern in 3 stages with order of Ionic columns to lowest and crowning weather vane. Plain interior has some decorative mouldings to ceiling. Modern west gallery and wainscot, east doorcases etc largely or wholly renewed. Good original reredos and pulpit, composite lectern etc. 2 sword rests and hat stand. Carved figures of Moses and Aaron. Large brass chandelier. Wall monuments. Later C19 font of coloured marbles. Organ case at least partly old.



Listing NGR: TQ3249980865

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32493 80866

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