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Church of St Andrew, City of London

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199521

OS Grid Reference: TQ3147081518
OS Grid Coordinates: 531470, 181518
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5173, -0.1066

Location: Shoe Lane, City of London, EC1A 2 EC1N 2HT

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC1N 2HT

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Church of St Andrew
(Formerly listed as remains
of Church of St Andrew)
TQ 3181 NW 1/8 4.1.50.


1686-7 by Wren. C15 tower recased and heightened by Wren in 1704. Interior of
church burnt in World War II and rebuilt in near facsimile. Aisled nave of 7 bays
with short chancel and west tower flanked by low vestries etc, those to the east
with domes. Portland stone. 2 tiers of windows, pairs of doorways and balustrade
to copper-covered roof. East end has 3 light window, in 2 tiers, and 3 crowning
urns. 2 statues of charity children on west face of tower which is crowned by
balustrade. Galleried interior with Corinthian columns on high pedestals supporting
arcades and plaster vault. Furnishings modern except for organ case.

Listing NGR: TQ3147181521

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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