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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 DUNSTAN IN THE EAST ST DUNSTAN IN THE EAST (RUIN)

List entry Number: 1359173

Location

CHURCH OF ST DUNSTAN IN THE EAST, ST DUNSTAN'S HILL EC3
ST DUNSTAN IN THE EAST (RUIN), IDOL LANE EC3

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: 10-Nov-1977

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199522

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Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

IDOL LANE EC3 1. 5002 (East Side) St Dunstan in the East (Ruin) (Formerly listed as Tower and Ruins of Church of St Dunstan in the East) TQ 3380 NW 17/471 4.1.50.

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2. Tower, 1698, by Wren. Large, Portland stone structure in gothic style. 3 main stages, Diagonal buttresses rising to octagonal turrets with large finials. Smaller finials between. Stone spire supported on open diagonal arches. Enriched doorways to west and south. North side now obscured by low building. East side rendered where formerly within church. Fine gates and railings to both doorways. Body of church, 1817-18, by David Laing. Destroyed except for walls in World War II. Gothic style with buttresses, traceried windows pinnacles etc. Yellow brick faced externally in Portland stone. North-east vestry. East wall reduced to sill level in centre.

Listing NGR: TQ3314980718

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33149 80718

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