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Church of St Clement, City of London

Description: Church of St Clement

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199374

OS Grid Reference: TQ3286480895
OS Grid Coordinates: 532864, 180895
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5114, -0.0868

Location: 1 St Clements Court, City of London, EC4N 7 EC4N 7BW

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4N 7BW

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Church of St Clement
TQ 3280 NE 16/446 4.1.50.


1683 to 87, by Wren. Rectangular body with short south aisle and south-west tower.
Exterior now stuccoed with some stone dressings. Round-arched principal windows
and segmentally arched openings above, many now blind and some upper ones altered. Recessed, round arched west door (altered) with 3 windows above (central 1 blind). Cornice, central pediment and shaped parapet. Reduced cornice to north elevation. Doorway at west end and main windows all blocked. East elevation has 3 main windows only, differing sill heights. Vestry, partly C17, very plain. Simple tower with round arched and circular windows mullioned openings to belfry and crowning balustrade.
Interior has order of Corinthian pilasters above high wainscot with pair of columns to south aisle which formerly had gallery. Groined vault rising to flat ceiling with large circular panel in centre (renewed in 1925). Pattern of windows and blind panels is varied on east side with 3 large openings of differing sill height. Upper windows partly disturbed. 3 large lunettes over south aisle. Fine original fittings include large reredos (with later colouring), pulpit and tester, organ above entrance lobby, door cases, communion table and rails, stalls, marble font and cover etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3286480895

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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