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Church of St Vedast, City of London

Description: Church of St Vedast

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199477

OS Grid Reference: TQ3220281272
OS Grid Coordinates: 532202, 181272
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5149, -0.0962

Location: 4 Foster Lane, City of London, EC2V 6 EC1A 7AJ

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC1A 7AJ

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Church of St Vedast
(Formerly listed as remains
of Church of St Vedast)
TQ 3281 SW 9/216 4.1.50.


1670-73 by Wren. Tower 1697. Interior burnt in World War II and rebuilt in near
facsimile. Rectangular body with south aisle and clerestory. Integral south-west
tower. Plain west front of Portland stone with central doorway, 2 arched windows
above and central opening with mullions and transoms. Parapet to roof which is
repeated on south side where main wallings is of rubble or red brick. East elevation
rendered, with 3 arched windows and circular opening in central attic. Portland
stone tower with arched and circular openings and particularly fine stone steeple.
Interior has coved ceiling west gallery and south arcade now partly obscured by
new fittings. Pulpit, font and cover of apparently late C17 date.

Listing NGR: TQ3220281272

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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