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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 MARTIN

List entry Number: 1359194

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, LUDGATE HILL 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: 199609

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

LUDGATE HILL EC4 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Martin TQ 3181 SE 8/189 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1677-87, by Wren. Body of church square with order of 4 composite columns and pilasters defining barrel-vaulted Greek Cross. Flat-ceiled corner compartments. 3 arched openings to south containing entrance lobbies (altered) and vestry, with gallery over. 3 carved doorcases. West gallery with carved organ case. Carved pulpit, reredos, doorcase to north vestry and white marble font with wooden cover. East and west sides of church obscured. South front of Portland stone with 3 doorways (2 disused) and 3 windows above. Centre rises as tower flanked by large consoles above parapet. Octagonal upper stage and shaped spire with gallery. Rear elevation (to garden of Stationers' Hall) of red brick with slight Portland stone dressings and rendered parapet with small central gable over circular window. Single storeyed vestry apparently of late C17 but partly rendered and partly refaced.



Listing NGR: TQ3180281172

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31802 81172

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