List entry

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: CHRIST CHURCH

List entry Number: 1356972

Location

CHRIST CHURCH, COSWAY STREET NW1

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: II*

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

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

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209332

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

TQ 2781 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER COSWAY STREET, NW1 42/1 (west side) 10.9.54 Christ Church

II*

Church. 1824-5 by Philip Hardwick. Additions/alterations of 1887 by Sir A W Blomfield. Brick nave with ashlar dressings, ashlar portico and tower. Classical style. Reversed orientation. Nave and chancel of 8 bays with single bay projection. Portico to east surmounted by tower. Ionic tetrastyle portico with pediment and balustraded parapet flanked by pedimented windows. Paired Ionic columns to portico returns. 3-stage tower with square Ionic peristyle with cylindrical core rising into octagonal cupola with volutes. To body of church round-headed windows in architraves with continuous sill band. Balustraded parapet. Oculus to gable of single-bay projection. Interior 8-bay Corinthian arcade, clerestory windows above entablature cut into the low arched ceiling with ribs and oval panels. Galleries. Corinthian pilasters to east wall. Church redundant at time of resurvey. Interior not inspected. B F L Clarke Parish Churches of London, p.128.

Listing NGR: TQ2730281893

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: TQ 27302 81893

Map


© Crown Copyright and database right 2014. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2014. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

This copy shows the entry on 29-Aug-2014 at 09:07:02.