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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: CHRIST CHURCH (INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND GATES TO VERGERS YARD)

List entry Number: 1357795

Location

CHRIST CHURCH (INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND GATES TO VERGERS YARD), COMMERCIAL STREET E1

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityTower HamletsLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Jul-1998

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 205910

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

COMMERCIAL STREET E1 1. 4431 (East Side) Christ Church TQ 3381 NE 14A/365 29.12.50. GV 2. 1723-29 Architect Nicholas Hawksmoor. White ashlar tower and spire dominate the Spitalfields area. Western portico of 4 giant Tuscan columns. Central semi-circular arch, a theme repeated in the facade below tower. Steps. Interior (apart from crypt) now closed for restoration.

The Drinking Fountain and Trough, and the 5 Bollards form a group with Christ Church and the Ten Bells Public House. Christ Church forms part of groups on Commercial Street and is also part of the group centred on Fournier Street.

COMMERCIAL STREET E1 1. 4431 (East Side) 2 sets of Gate Piers to Churchyard of Christ Church TQ 3381 NE 14A/366 II GV 2. C18. 2 pairs of tall white stone gate piers with caps, those nearest Fournier Street with ball finials.

The Drinking Fountain and Trough, and the 5 Bollards form a group with Christ Church and the Ten Bells Public House. Christ Church forms part of groups on Commercial Street and is also part of the group centred on Fournier Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3374881780

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33748 81780

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