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Church of St Giles, City of London

Description: Church of St Giles

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199476

OS Grid Reference: TQ3235181699
OS Grid Coordinates: 532351, 181699
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5187, -0.0938

Location: St Giles Terrace, City of London, EC2Y 8 EC2Y 8BT

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC2Y 8BT

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There is also a scheduled monument, London Wall: Site of the Roman and Medieval Gateway of Cripple Gate, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

Church of St Giles
(Formerly listed as remains
of Church of St Giles,
TQ 3281 NW 3/35 4.1.50.


Mid C16 incorporating earlier tower etc. Refaced C19, in squared rubble with Portland
stone dressings, except for upper stage of tower which is of red brick with timber
cupola and dates from 1683-4. Roof renewed after fire in World War II which destroyed
fittings except for few wall monuments. Aisled nave with short chancel. West
gallery under construction at time of survey to take organ from St Luke's Church,
Old Street. C19 south-east vestry in character with church.

Listing NGR: TQ3235181699

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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